how to pronounce commemorate


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commemorate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of commemorate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… nice way to commemorate something …”

meanings of commemorate


  1. To serve as a memorial to someone or something.
  2. To honour the memory of someone or something with a ceremony or object.

commemorate frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word commemorate occurs in english on average 3.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics commemorate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that commemorate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to commemorate


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