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Adjective: commemorating  ku'me-mu,rey-ting
  1. Intended as a commemoration
    "a commemorating plaque";
    - commemorative, memorial
Verb: commemorate  ku'me-mu,reyt
  1. Mark by some ceremony or observation
    "The citizens commemorate the anniversary of the revolution with a march and a parade";
    - mark
     
  2. Call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or something, as in a ceremony
    "We commemorated the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz";
    - remember
     
  3. Be or provide a memorial to a person or an event
    "This sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration camps";
    - memorialize, memorialise [Brit], immortalize, immortalise [Brit], record

Type of: celebrate, keep, observe, remind