archive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French archives, from Latin archīvum, from Ancient Greek ἀρχεῖον (arkheîon, town hall).

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Noun[edit]

archive (plural archives)

  1. A place for 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 (compare archives).
    His archive of Old High German language texts is the most extensive in Britain.

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archive (third-person singular simple present archives, present participle archiving, simple past and past participle archived)

  1. To put into an archive.
    I was planning on archiving the documents from 2001.

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French[edit]

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archive f (plural archives)

  1. A piece of archive, a document kept for historical interest.

Verb[edit]

archive

  1. first-person singular present indicative of archiver
  2. third-person singular present indicative of archiver
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of archiver
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of archiver
  5. second-person singular imperative of archiver

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Verb[edit]

archive

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of archivar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of archivar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of archivar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of archivar.