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French translation of 'antiquity'

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1.  (ancient times) antiquité f
2.  (relic) antiquité f

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Example Sentences Including 'antiquity'

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At best, modern atheism can be misread back into classical antiquity.
The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
A circus strongman who specialised in bending steel bars, he found a lucrative alternative career digging out Egyptian antiquities for wealthy patrons.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I ask if his background is in arts and antiquity.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We all sense, knowing it without knowing the details, that radio has great antiquity.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I account that man more honourable than that great captain of antiquity who boasted of taking as many walled towns.
Herman Melville Moby Dick (1901)
Yet there was an odd mixture of customs in it, some obviously of great antiquity and some that were apparently far more recent.
Patrick O'Brian The Catalans (2006 (1953))
The rock's great antiquity means fanciful myths have grown around it.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Throughout antiquity, Egyptian artefacts were thought the most beautiful on earth.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
His great love was antiquities, where his deep knowledge brought much work cataloguing and guaranteeing authenticity.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Not only are the records there irreplaceable, they are also objects of great beauty and antiquity.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Precisely where the looted antiquities are going remains a mystery.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The collection of Egyptian antiquities is the best in the world.
The Sun (2011)
The study of classical antiquity has been pan-European since before the Renaissance.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The civilizations of classical antiquity used culture and language, but not race, as a basis for making distinctions of superiority and inferiority.
Sanderson, Stephen K. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)

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'antiquity' in Other Languages

British English: antiquity NOUN
Antiquity is the distant past, especially the time of the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.
...famous monuments of classical antiquity.


Translation of antiquity from the Collins English to French
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