memorial

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noun
ADJECTIVE
lasting, permanent

The statue is a lasting memorial to those who died in the war.

living
makeshift

a makeshift memorial marked by posters and flowers

fitting
war
national
public (esp. AmE)
VERB + MEMORIAL
build, erect, establish, put up
create
become

This ruin became a memorial for the victims of the bombing.

unveil
dedicate

the many memorials dedicated to the Korean War

hold (AmE)

They are holding a memorial for it.

MEMORIAL + VERB
commemorate sb/sth, honour/honor sb
stand

The memorial stands where the two roads meet.

MEMORIAL + NOUN
ceremony, service

A memorial service was held for him in Los Angeles last year.

a memorial service for sailors drowned at sea

PREPOSITION
memorial for

a memorial for victims of the air crash

memorial of

a memorial of my husband

the national memorial of the Algerian War

memorial to

The president today unveiled a memorial to those who died in the disaster.

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adj.
Memorial is used with these nouns: ↑ceremony, ↑chapel, ↑fund, ↑inscription, ↑lecture, ↑park, ↑plaque, ↑service, ↑stone, ↑tablet, ↑tribute

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  • mémorial — mémorial, iaux [ memɔrjal, jo ] n. m. • XIIIe; bas lat. memoriale 1 ♦ Écrit où est consignée ce dont on veut se souvenir. Le « Mémorial » de Pascal. (Titres) Mémoires. « Mémorial de Sainte Hélène », de Las Cases. 2 ♦ Anglic. Monument commémoratif …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • memorial — MEMORIÁL, Ă, memoriali, e, s.n., adj. I. s.n. 1. Specie literară, asemănătoare cu însemnările de călătorie şi cu memoriile, care consemnează observaţii ştiinţifice, amintiri ori impresii personale asupra faptelor sau evenimentelor la care a… …   Dicționar Român

  • Memorial — ist eine internationale Menschenrechtsorganisation. Sie wurde 1988 auf Initiative von Andrei Sacharow in Russland gegründet und widmet sich der historischen Aufarbeitung politischer Gewaltherrschaft, der Einhaltung der Menschenrechte und der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mémorial — is the official gazette of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is published by the Central Legislation Service (French: Service central de législation), an agency of the government of Luxembourg. Until the Second World War, Mémorial was published… …   Wikipedia

  • mémorial — 1. (mé mo ri al) s. m. 1°   Ce qui sert à conserver la mémoire de quelque chose. •   On se prosternait devant l arche comme devant le mémorial de Dieu, BOSSUET Lett. sur l adorat. de la croix. •   Les pierres qu ils avaient dressées ou entassées… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Memorial — (de memoria) puede referirse a: Un tipo de documento en el que se recopilan hechos (como la crónica o la relación), y más específicamente, el texto destinado a quejas, súplicas o instancias ante una institución gubernamental o ante un superior a… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Memorial — Me*mo ri*al, a. [F. m[ e]morial, L. memorialis, fr. memoria. See {Memory}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Serving to preserve remembrance; commemorative; as, a memorial building. [1913 Webster] There high in air, memorial of my name, Fix the smooth oar, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • memorial — Como sustantivo, se usa en español con los sentidos de ‘escrito en que se plantea una petición’: «Enviaron ayer un memorial al presidente Álvaro Arzú, para que en la agenda centroamericana con Bill Clinton [...] se dé prioridad al tema… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • memoriał — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. memoriałale {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} pismo wystosowane do władz, np. do sejmu, dawniej do króla, referujące czyjeś stanowisko w jakiejś kwestii, stanowiące apel o… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • memorial — sustantivo masculino 1. Escrito razonado en favor de alguna persona o cosa: Dedicaba sus últimos años a escribir memoriales al Gobierno sobre los militares republicanos. 2. Acto para honrar la memoria de un personaje: Se ha establecido el… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Memorial — Me*mo ri*al, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]morial.] 1. Anything intended to preserve the memory of a person or event; something which serves to keep something else in remembrance; a monument. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Churches have names; some as memorials of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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