Associations to the word «Commemorative»


COMMEMORATIVE, adjective. Serving to commemorate, e.g., a person or event
COMMEMORATIVE, noun. An object made to commemorate a person, mark an event, etc.
COMMEMORATIVE, noun. (philately) a postage stamp issued to commemorate, usually a person or event; also commonly applied to thematic (topical) stamp issues

Dictionary definition

COMMEMORATIVE, noun. An object (such as a coin or postage stamp) made to mark an event or honor a person.
COMMEMORATIVE, adjective. Intended as a commemoration; "a commemorative plaque".

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