Definition of commemorative
: intended as a commemoration; especially : issued in limited quantities for a limited time to honor or feature someone or something a commemorative stamp
Examples of commemorative in a Sentence
commemorative stamps for the stars of American popular music
Recent Examples of commemorative from the Web
The one-year mark of the Pulse nightclub massacre is nearing, and commemorative events at the nightclub are taking place in less than two weeks.
Clearly the 1967 war has a contemporary media, political, and commemorative profile higher than that of any other Arab-Israeli war.
Multiday festival passes are also available, as are commemorative 50th anniversary tickets for a few extra bucks;
As all of that was going on, the four men charged with producing and selling the commemorative liquor sit in detention in Chengdu, facing possibly long prison sentences.
During this session, kids will build a wooden tic-tac-toe game to take home, plus receive a free Kids Workshop apron and commemorative pin.
For more on the Kennedys, check out PEOPLE’s commemorative edition Jack & Jackie: Remembering Camelot, on sale now.
The main parts of the memorial are the Commemorative area (which includes the Hall of Memory), Anzac Parade, and the Sculpture Garden.
Tickets cost $15 (includes a commemorative mug and six beer-tasting tickets) and can be purchased at the stadium box office, online at boisehawks.com or by calling (208) 322-5000.
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COMMEMORATIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commemorative for English Language Learners
: intended to honor an important event or person from the past
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