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Maybe see your garden as a memorial to your wife. The Sun (2016)He also helped plant a cherry tree in the memorial garden on the school site. The Sun (2016)It will now be a sunken white elephant and a permanent memorial to council incompetence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In most cases, the rooms they left behind are maintained as family memorials, he says. Smithsonian Mag (2017)She too was in floods of tears at the mass of tributes in the memorial garden. The Sun (2009)And he should be honoured with a memorial that will stand for all time. The Sun (2014)We had a great day and we raised lots of money for his memorial fund. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are given a fitting memorial in these eloquent pages. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)It is an exquisite accolade as well as a permanent memorial. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Each of those village war memorials tells a compelling tale. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Do not miss the memorials to local grandees. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Plans for a memorial garden on the site were shelved. The Sun (2013)Part of the proceeds will go to the memorial fund. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So he vowed to fight for a fitting memorial to be erected to them. The Sun (2012)It is a permanent digital memorial to more than eight million men and women. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In July its war memorial was defaced by vandals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There's a museum with a memorial book to record the sorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And there could be no more fitting job than keeping war memorials clean and honouring those who died to preserve our way of life. The Sun (2014)The final clue came from the Monument, erected as a memorial. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The invitation was to a memorial ceremony in Prague to honour the lives of the resistance fighters who had died following the success of the operation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Canada and New Zealand have their own family memorial crosses. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'memorial'

British English: memorial /mɪˈmɔːrɪəl/ NOUN
A memorial is a structure built in order to remind people of a famous person or event.
...a memorial to the dead prince.
  • American English: memorial
  • Arabic: نَصْبٌ تِذْكَارِيٌّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: memorial
  • Chinese: 纪念物
  • Croatian: spomenik
  • Czech: památník
  • Danish: mindesmærke
  • Dutch: gedenkteken
  • European Spanish: monumento
  • Finnish: muistomerkki
  • French: monument
  • German: Denkmal
  • Greek: μνημείο
  • Italian: monumento commemorativo
  • Japanese: 記念碑
  • Korean: 기념물
  • Norwegian: minnesmerke
  • Polish: memoriał
  • European Portuguese: memorial
  • Romanian: memorial
  • Russian: мемориал
  • Spanish: monumento
  • Swedish: minnesmärke
  • Thai: อนุสรณ์
  • Turkish: anıt
  • Ukrainian: меморіал
  • Vietnamese: đài kỷ niệm
British English: memorial ADJECTIVE
A memorial event, object, or prize is in honour of someone who has died, so that they will be remembered.
A memorial service is being held for her.

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