archive

See also: Archive and archivé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French archive, from Latin archīvum, from Ancient Greek ἀρχεῖον (arkheîon, town hall).

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NounEdit

archive (plural archives)

  1. A place for storing earlier, and often historical, material. An archive usually contains documents (letters, records, newspapers, etc.) or other types of media kept for historical interest.
  2. The material so kept, considered as a whole (compare archives).
    His archive of Old High German texts is the most extensive in Britain.
  3. (ecology) Natural deposits of material, regarded as a record of environmental changes over time.
    soil archive    peat archive

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VerbEdit

archive (third-person singular simple present archives, present participle archiving, simple past and past participle archived)

  1. (transitive) To put (something) into an archive.
    Synonym: archivize
    I was planning on archiving the documents from 2001.

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From archives.

NounEdit

archive f (plural archives)

  1. (rare) an item in an archive, a document kept for historical interest
  2. (rare) singular of archives

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archive

  1. inflection of archiver:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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VerbEdit

archive

  1. inflection of archivar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative