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English definition of “archaeology”


noun [U] (also archeology)    /ˌɑr·kiˈɑl·ə·dʒi/
the study of ancient cultures through examination of their buildings, tools, and other objects archaeological (also archeological)    /ˌɑr·ki·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/ adjective [not gradable] I always wanted to go on an archaeological dig. archaeologist (also archeologist)    /ˌɑr·kiˈɑl·ə·dʒɪst/ noun [C] A marine archaeologist has uncovered the wreck of the sunken ship.
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