Complete Definition of "archive"

English

Etymology
From French archives, from Latin archÄ«va, from Greek αÏÏεία arkheia, plural of αÏÏείον arkheion, "town hall".

Pronunciation
RP: IPA|/ËÉËkaɪv/
AHD|är'kīv'

Noun
en-noun

  1. A place for store|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 (cf. archives).

#: His archive of Old High German language texts is the most extensive in Britain.

Derived terms
archival
national archive

Translations
trans-top|place for storing earlier material
Arabic: ARchar|أرشÙÙ (arshÄ«f) m
Catalan: arxiu m
Croatian: t-|hr|arhiv|m
Czech: t-|cs|archiv|m
Dutch: archief n
Finnish: arkisto
German: t+|de|Archiv|n
Greek: αÏÏείο (arkhío) n
Italian: t+|it|archivio|m
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Latin: t-|la|archium|n
Polish: archiwum
Russian: аÑÑив (arkhív) m
Spanish: t+|es|archivo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|arkiv|n
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Verb
en-verb|archiv|ing

  1. To put into an archive.

#: I was planning on archiving the documents from 2001.

Translations

Chinese: æä»¶æ¡£æ¡ (wénjiàn dàngàn)
Croatian: t|hr|arhivirati
Dutch: archiveren
Finnish: arkistoida
French: archiver
German: archivieren
Greek: αÏÏειοθεÏÏ (arkhiothetó)
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Portuguese: arquivar
Russian: аÑÑивиÑоваÑÑ (arkhivírovatâ)
Spanish: t-|es|archivar
Swedish: t+|sv|arkivera

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