Pronunciation: (ku-mem'u-rā"tiv, -ur-u-tiv), [key]
1. serving to commemorate: a commemorative monument; a commemorative dinner.
2. (of a coin, medal, or postage stamp) issued to commemorate a historical event, to honor the memory of a personage, etc.
anything that commemorates.
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