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commemorate

  
  ( commemorates    3rd person present)   ( commemorating    present participle)   ( commemorated    past tense & past participle  ) To commemorate an important event or person means to remember them by means of a special action, ceremony, or specially created object.      verb   (=celebrate)  
One room contained a gallery of paintings commemorating great moments in baseball history...      V n  
  commemoration     ( commemorations    plural)    n-var   usu with supp  
...the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.     
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commemorate

  
  
celebrate, honour, immortalize, keep, memorialize, observe, pay tribute to, remember, salute, solemnize  
  
Antonyms     
   disregard, forget, ignore, omit, overlook, pass over, take no notice of  

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