Complete Definition of "archive"

English

Etymology
From French archives, from Latin archīva, from Greek αρχεία arkheia, plural of αρχείον arkheion, "town hall".

Pronunciation
RP: IPA|/ˈɑːkaɪv/
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|أرشيف (arshīf) 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: αρχείο (arkhío) n
Italian: t+|it|archivio|m
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Latin: t-|la|archium|n
Polish: archiwum
Russian: архив (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: 文件档案 (wénjiàn dàngàn)
Croatian: t|hr|arhivirati
Dutch: archiveren
Finnish: arkistoida
French: archiver
German: archivieren
Greek: αρχειοθετώ (arkhiothetó)
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Portuguese: arquivar
Russian: архивировать (arkhivírovat’)
Spanish: t-|es|archivar
Swedish: t+|sv|arkivera

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