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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mem·o·rate /kəˈmɛməˌret/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mem·o·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Commemorated; p. pr. & vb. n. Commemorating.]  To call to remembrance by a special act or observance; to celebrate with honor and solemnity; to honor, as a person or event, by some act of respect or affection, intended to preserve the remembrance of the person or event; as, to commemorate the sufferings and dying love of our Savior by the sacrament of the Lord's Supper; to commemorate the Declaration of Independence by the observance of the Fourth of July.
    We are called upon to commemorate a revolution.   --Atterbury.
 Syn: -- See Celebrate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: mark by some ceremony or observation; "We marked the
           anniversary of his death" [syn: mark]
      2: call to remembrance; keep alive the memory of someone or
         something, as in a ceremony; "We remembered the 50th
         anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz"; "Remember the
         dead of the First World War" [syn: remember]
      3: be or provide a memorial to a person or an event; "This
         sculpture commemorates the victims of the concentration
         camps"; "We memorialized the Dead" [syn: memorialize, memorialise,
          immortalize, immortalise, record]