Definition of keepsake in English:

keepsake

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Pronunciation: /ˈkiːpseɪk
 
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noun

  • A small item kept in memory of the person who gave it or originally owned it: she was wearing the medal he gave her as a keepsake
    More example sentences
    • The wallet was stuffed full of pictures, letters, keepsakes and prayer cards.
    • We also stored old photographs and keepsakes in it.
    • His new apartment is decorated with keepsakes from his yearly month-long sojourns around the world.
    Synonyms
    memento, token of remembrance, souvenir, reminder, something to remember someone by, remembrance, relic, memorial, token
    archaic remembrancer, favour

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