Commemorative meaning

kə-mĕmər-ə-tĭv, -ə-rā-
A commemorative is defined as a coin or other object that is made with the intent to honor or memorialize a person or an event.

A coin with the face of Abraham Lincoln that is designed to honor Lincoln is an example of a commemorative.

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The definition of commemorative is something intended to act as a memorial or as an official expression of honoring a person or an event.

When someone has died and his family donates money in the deceased person's name to create a scholarship fund to honor the deceased, this is an example of a commemorative scholarship fund.

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Honoring or preserving the memory of another.
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Produced in limited quantities over a specific period of time to honor a special event or anniversary. Used of coins and postage stamps.
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A commemorative coin or postage stamp.
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Serving to commemorate.
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Anything that commemorates, as a stamp or coin that marks an event or honors a person, issued in limited quantities and for a limited time.
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An object made to commemorate a person, mark an event, etc.
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(philately) A postage stamp issued to commemorate, usually a person or event; also commonly applied to thematic (topical) stamp issues.
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Something that honors or preserves the memory of another.
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Origin of commemorative