Definition of 'commemorative'
Example sentences containing 'commemorative'
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The rest of their skeletons are piled high in plain sight behind commemorative plaques. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Let us hope the error was not on the commemorative plaque. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It was only when they arrived at a house with a commemorative plaque that it made sense. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was also given a commemorative plaque. The Sun (2014)There were then five million commemorative stamps on sale with 24 hours. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A commemorative plaque will also be unveiled. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We discovered this when we were about to present him with a commemorative plaque for his 20 years of service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We're thinking more along the lines of an open-top bus tour and a commemorative stamp issue. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is still complete, with the final commemorative coin you had to send away for after the 1972 final. Times, Sunday Times (2014)USP A special edition radio with commemorative plaque. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'commemorative'
Used Occasionally. commemorative is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'commemorative'
British English: commemorative ADJECTIVE
A commemorative object or event is intended to make people remember a particular event or person.
...a commemorative plaque.
Definition of commemorative from the Collins English Dictionary
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