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commemorate +‎ -ion, from Old French commemoration (French: commémoration), from Latin commemorationem, verb commemorare.

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commemoration (countable and uncountable, plural commemorations)

  1. The act of commemorating; an observance or celebration to honor the memory of some person or event.
  2. That which serves the purpose of commemorating; a memorial.
  3. (Britain) The specification of individual saints in the prayers for the dead; the great festival of the Oxford academic year, usually taking place on the third Wednesday after Trinity Sunday.

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