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American English: /ˈɑrˌkaɪv/
British English: /ˈɑːkʌɪv/

Translation of archive in Spanish:

noun often plural

  • 1 (records) film archive(s) (before noun) archive footage
    imágenes (feminine plural) de archivo
    Example sentences
    • Many public libraries also have local history sections containing archives relating to local musical activities and famous musicians.
    • Shot by pioneering film-makers Mitchell & Kenyon, the discovery of this archive collection will rewrite British film history.
    • Through personal archives and institutions we compiled about 500 diaries and a few thousand postcards and letters.
    Example sentences
    • Optical media is also perfect for storing archives of critical corporate data, such as financials or personnel records.
    • At the same time the PRO will outline its digital archive system which will store electronic government records.
    • Second, many ILE faculty members were interested in building data archives with data sets from many different government agencies.
  • 2 (place)
    Example sentences
    • Plans for a ‘joined up service’, with libraries, archives, museums and galleries all together under one roof, have been launched by East Riding Council.
    • Col Babbitt and Mrs Zemp were invited to visit Rishworth School and yesterday saw the original Sowerby Parish Registers at the archives in the Central Library.
    • The new gallery, with its associated study room and archives, is a £10m joint venture.

transitive verb

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