Definition of 'memento'
Example sentences containing 'memento'
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People like to have some kind of memento of a visit, and if it's useful, all the better. THE HARDIE INHERITANCE (1993)Even if I wanted such a memento I know we can't afford to waste our money. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (1993)
Of his father there was only one small memento in the room, a photograph taken of him in Hobe Sound astride his favorite polo pony. BLACK EAGLES (1993)
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Translations for 'memento'
British English: memento /mɪˈmɛntəʊ/ NOUN
A memento is an object which you keep because it reminds you of a person or a special occasion.
More anglers are taking cameras when they go fishing to provide a memento of catches.
- American English: memento
- Arabic: تَذْكِرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: lembrança
- Chinese: 纪念品
- Croatian: uspomena
- Czech: památka suvenýr
- Danish: minde
- Dutch: aandenken
- European Spanish: recuerdo
- Finnish: muistoesine
- French: souvenir
- German: Andenken
- Greek: ενθύμιο
- Italian: ricordo
- Japanese: 思い出の品
- Korean: 기념품
- Norwegian: suvenir
- Polish: pamiątka
- European Portuguese: lembrança
- Romanian: suvenir
- Russian: напоминание
- Spanish: recuerdo
- Swedish: minnessak
- Thai: ของที่ระลึก
- Turkish: hatıra
- Ukrainian: сувенір
- Vietnamese: vật kỷ niệm
Definition of memento from the Collins English Dictionary
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