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antique

noun [C]     /ænˈtiːk/
B1 something made in an earlier period that is collected and considered to have value because it is beautiful, rare, old, or of high quality: You can't give away Granny's old bookcase - it's a valuable antique. My mother collects antiques.History - general words
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