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archaic
American English: /ɑrˈkeɪɪk/
British English: /ɑːˈkeɪɪk/

Translation of archaic in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (Archaeology)
    Example sentences
    • Schaps, however, underestimates the market orientation of Greek agriculture in the later archaic period.
    • This city was settled by Phoenicians in the archaic period and it challenged the rising Roman Republic in three wars culminating in its own destruction in the second century B.C.E.
    • Concerning the archaic period, Reed admits that he is engaging in ‘cautious guesswork’.
  • 2 (Linguistics)
    (word/use)
    arcaico
    (style)
    arcaizante
    Example sentences
    • They may have translated the archaic terms into scientific-sounding language, but it's the same old vitalism, dressed up as quantum physics.
    • Because they are short or perceived as popular, certain archaic words survive in newspaper usage: agog, foe, hustings, scribe, slay.
    • Elevation is lent to his language by archaic and poetic words and an admixture of neologisms, while his extensive use of metaphor more closely resembles poetic than prose usage.
  • 3 (antiquated)
    (custom/ideas)
    arcaico
    Example sentences
    • The company also plans to pay artists a higher royalty for songs downloaded online, while scrapping archaic methods for calculating Internet sales.
    • Director of the Scottish Tourist Forum, Ivan Broussine, warned that archaic attitudes were threatening the health of the tourist industry.
    • In short, the modernization of economic structures leads to a rise, rather than a decline, in archaic attitudes of mind.
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