Definition of 'anachronism'
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At least one department has decreed that the form of address has become an anachronism. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It can be argued that they are an anachronism in a world where both partners work. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If your character stands in the biblical world, be careful to avoid anachronism. Christianity Today (2000)They wear a literal fancy dress that is a historical anachronism, and have not a single clue why they are doing it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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