English - Vietnamese Dictionary
monument /'mɔnjumənt/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- vật kỷ niệm, đài kỷ niệm, bia kỷ niệm, công trình kỷ niệm
- 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
monuments'mɑnjəmənt /'mɒ-Thesaurus Dictionary
+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)
Advanced English 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.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
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.
ancient, historic | national, public | great | famous | fitting
The new boat is a fitting monument to the crew members who lost their lives.
The museum was built as a lasting monument to the civil war.
VERB + MONUMENT
The tower stands as a monument to the invasion of the island.
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.
MONUMENT + VERB
The monument will stand just inside the cathedral.
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.
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