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A thing that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or event:‘the recording provides a souvenir of a great production’
memento, keepsake, reminder, remembrance, token, memorialtestimonial, trophy, relicmemorabiliamemorandumView synonyms
- ‘The company, selected through bids, should provide ready made food and drinks, souvenirs and ferry tickets at two points.’
- ‘The centenary souvenirs will be on sale at home matches and have so far been selling well.’
- ‘Light music was played throughout the evening and key chain souvenirs were given out to the visitors on that day.’
- ‘It is also hoped to have a few short races for tiny tots and all will receive special souvenirs of their first outing.’
- ‘Despite the fact that these books were written in Mandarin Chinese, patrons still took the books home as souvenirs.’
- ‘The tartan, whatever it is, will provide a souvenir when he departs Scotland in June.’
- ‘We do not need or desire souvenirs from events that are repeatable.’
- ‘The eggshells are used to produce souvenirs and lamps, which have had great popularity with the Austrian consumer.’
- ‘The Denver station has a large waiting room, a store for souvenirs and a snack bar.’
- ‘Afterwards they can take home their video recordings as souvenirs of their memorable performances.’
- ‘And afterwards they gave him the ball as a souvenir and a producer took him to see the control room.’
- ‘Officers have been on hand at university events giving away cups, bottle openers and other souvenirs with logos reminding them how to keep safe.’
- ‘Across the street was a post office, so I took advantage and mailed my first batch of souvenirs home.’
- ‘Even if you don't own a bird, these splendid cages make for unusual and decorative souvenirs with a distinctively Chinese look.’
- ‘This shop now has a wonderful stock of gifts, souvenirs, music books, songbooks and instrument manuals.’
- ‘I had packed up a box of gifts and souvenirs to ship home, so we went to the post office.’
- ‘I'm currently awaiting a shipment of curios and other souvenirs for the gift shop.’
- ‘Sometimes we hear complaints that some souvenir shops sell mass produced souvenirs often made outside New Zealand.’
- ‘There will be special quiz shows and the winners will be awarded with souvenirs to remind them of their participation in the fiesta.’
- ‘However, sales of souvenirs, books and maps were up on 2002.’
Take as a memento:‘many parts of the aircraft have been souvenired’
- ‘Like all good things in military museums, if there weren't people souveniring items, we wouldn't have a museum would we?’
- ‘What it all boils down to is souveniring the experience and bad smells.’
- ‘That is why these poems should be souvenired by, or given to, visitors to Central Australia.’
- ‘Rowell souvenired her control wheel but the aircraft slowly settled into the mud of the swamp.’
- ‘Eventually the mission and the church were deserted, the building fell into decay, and presently tourists souvenired the surviving religious statues.’
- ‘I souvenired the offending CD from the floor of the carriage.’
- ‘Men are still the tidier sex, leaving the cleanest rooms and women are still on the most wanted list for souveniring more in-room amenities.’
Late 18th century: from French, from souvenir remember, from Latin subvenire occur to the mind.
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