US: /ˈmɑnjəmənt/, /ˈmɑnjumənt/
UK: /mˈɒnjuːmənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

monument /'mɔnjumənt/
  • danh từ
    • vật kỷ niệm, đài kỷ niệm, bia kỷ niệm, công trình kỷ niệm
    • lâu đài
    • lăng mộ
    • công trình kiến trúc lớn
    • công trình lớn, công trình bất hủ (khoa học, văn học...)
      • a monument of science: một công trình khoa học bất hủ
    • nhân vật xuất chúng, anh hùng; mẫu mực, gương sáng
    • the Monument
      • đài kỷ niệm hoả hoạn (năm 1666) ở Luân-ddôn

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 (to sb/sth) a building, column, statue, etc. built to remind people of a famous person or event: A monument to him was erected in St Paul's Cathedral.
2 a building that has special historical importance: an ancient monument
3 to sth a thing that remains as a good example of sb's qualities or of what they did: These recordings are a monument to his talent as a pianist.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 marker, cairn, memorial, tablet, shrine, commemoration; sepulchre, gravestone, tombstone, headstone, tomb, mausoleum, cenotaph:
Many monuments have been established in memory of those who died in the war
2 testimony, testimonial, testament, token, witness, record, evidence, example, exemplar:
The book will survive as a lasting monument to her scholarship.

Collocation dictionary


ancient, historic | national, public | great | famous | fitting
The new boat is a fitting monument to the crew members who lost their lives.
| lasting
The museum was built as a lasting monument to the civil war.


stand as
The tower stands as a monument to the invasion of the island.
| commission
A monument has been commissioned in his memory.
| build, erect, put up, set up | unveil | conserve, preserve, protect
the best preserved Roman monument in Britain
| destroy, pull down
Monuments to the former leader were all pulled down.


be, stand
The monument will stand just inside the cathedral.
| survive
Some of the town's Roman monuments still survive.


as a ~ | ~ of
monuments of the army's past campaigns
| ~ to
The statue was built as a monument to victims of the war.

Concise English dictionary

monuments'mɑnjəmənt /'mɒ-
+a structure erected to commemorate persons or events
+an important site that is marked and preserved as public property
+a burial vault (usually for some famous person)