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commemorates

verb
present tense third-person singular of commemorate

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1 to be a memorial of
  • a stone obelisk commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill

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2 to mark with an appropriate practice, rite, or ceremony
  • let's commemorate Martin Luther King Day with readings of some of Dr. King's speeches

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“Commemorates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commemorates. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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