- n. 纪念碑；历史遗迹；不朽的作品
- vt. 为…树碑
CET4 TEM4 考 研 TOEFL CET6
1、monu- ( mon-: remind, warn ) + -ment.
2、literally "something that reminds".
- monument: see monster
- monument (n.)
- late 13c., "a sepulchre," from Old French monument "grave, tomb, monument," and directly from Latin monumentum "a monument, memorial structure, statue; votive offering; tomb; memorial record," literally "something that reminds," from monere "to remind, warn" (see monitor (n.)). Sense of "structure or edifice to commemorate a notable person, action, or event" first attested c. 1600.
- 1. As Wren's epitaph famously declares, the cathedral itself is his monument.
- 2. By his international achievements he leaves a fitting monument to his beliefs.
- 3. The monument predates the arrival of the druids in Britain.
- 4. The whole house is a monument to her craftsmanship.
- 5. A monument to him was erected in St Paul's Cathedral.
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