memorialization memorialization

Definition(s):

  • (n) a ceremony to honor the memory of someone or something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • In our democracy, historic perspective delegates memorialization to posterity, not to the whims and vanities of self-aggrandizement.

News

  • Pet Memorial Business Growing

    How big is the pet memorial business? Nationally, it’s expected pet owners will spend over $12 billion this year on pet afterlife services. The market for memorialization for pets is one of the fastest growing deathcare markets in the United …
    on June 22, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

Quotes

  1. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that "there is no memorialization of any informal and oral agreements" on construction in settlements.
    on Jun 8, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Times

  2. "This bill will start the process that will ultimately result in appropriate memorialization of all the selfless and heroic efforts," Gohmert told House members in March. "Tragically, parts of this historic shuttle were strewn over hundreds...
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: Louis Gohmert Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. To Zeevi's family Olmert said "during the past few weeks we have created the public council for the memorialization of Rehavam Zeevi, so that his image will remain forever carved into the stones of Jerusalem, his place of birth."
    on Oct 22, 2006 By: Ehud Olmert Source: Ynetnews

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