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antiquarian

adjective uk   /ˌæn.tɪˈkweə.ri.ən/  us   /-t̬ɪˈkwer.i-/
connected with the trade, collection, or study of old and valuable or rare objects: an antiquarian bookshop/bookseller

antiquarian

noun [C] uk   /ˌæn.tɪˈkweə.ri.ən/  us   /-t̬ɪˈkwer.i-/
antiquarianism
noun [U] uk   /ˌæn.tɪˈkweə.ri.ə.nɪ.zəm/  us   /-t̬ɪˈkwer.i-/
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