Definition of 'archaic'
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The archaic system that we have clearly needs to change so we can get better seat occupancy on long-distance trains. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will still take another year to overhaul this archaic system. The Sun (2015)Animals are still suffering and it is time to stop this archaic practice. The Sun (2015)What kind of an archaic law is that? Christianity Today (2000)We did not ask these people to come here with their archaic laws. The Sun (2014)She is completely right that this archaic law needs to be discussed. The Sun (2009)It is a ridiculous archaic system. The Sun (2012)The two men strove to write poetry that was stripped of all rhetorical flourishes, bookish or archaic language. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have been allowed to continue their archaic practices for years without being answerable to the fans, teams and players. The Sun (2015)It is clear that in many countries of the world archaic religious laws or cultural practices are increasingly becoming a major threat to women and religious minorities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is Japan's archaic police system to blame? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Are they, he wonders, embarrassed by archaic language? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Like much of the archaic tennis scoring system previously explored in this column, it has its origins in medieval France. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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In Common Usage. archaic is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: archaic ADJECTIVE
Archaic means extremely old or extremely old-fashioned.
...archaic laws that are very seldom used.
Definition of archaic from the Collins English Dictionary
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