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analytical entry Tweet Definition of analytical entry Like Definition of analytical entry on Facebook
noun
  1. an entry in a bibliographic catalogue that describes a part of a larger work that has its own entry
antiquarian Tweet Definition of antiquarian Like Definition of antiquarian on Facebook
adjective
  1. Pertaining to antiquaries, or to antiquity; as, antiquarian literature.
archival Tweet Definition of archival Like Definition of archival on Facebook
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to an archive or archiving.
Their methods left something to be desired.
  1. Of a quality suited to the conservational needs of an archive.
Artists should use -quality paper to ensure a long life for their works on paper.
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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 of Old High German language texts is the most extensive in Britain.
verb (archiv, ing)
  1. To put into an archive.
I was planning on archiving the documents from 2001.
archivist Tweet Definition of archivist Like Definition of archivist on Facebook
noun
  1. One who is in charge of, or performs the task of creating, collecting, cataloguing, and organising, archives.
The billionaire's will established a trust to create a staff of archivists that would chronicle and preserve his rise to prominence.

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