Etymology
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commemorative (adj.)

"serving or intended for commemoration," 1610s, from commemorate + -ive. As a noun meaning "means of commemoration" it is recorded from 1630s; as short for commemorative postage stamp from 1916.

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Definitions of commemorative
1
commemorative (n.)
an object (such as a coin or postage stamp) made to mark an event or honor a person;
2
commemorative (adj.)
intended as a commemoration;
a commemorative plaque
Synonyms: commemorating
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