Definition of archivist in English:

Share this entry

archivist

Pronunciation: /ˈärkəvəst/
/ˈärˌkīvəst/

noun

A person who maintains and is in charge of archives.
Example sentences
  • The interagency group, comprising State Department historians, archivists and federal agency officials, has to be created within 60 days after the law is enacted.
  • Instead of examining individual records, the modern archivist manages information streams.
  • At present there are three qualified archivists and one trainee, all of whom read medieval Latin and ancient handwriting.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ar·chi·vist

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.