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English definition of “antique”

antique

adjective     /ænˈtiːk/
B1 made in an earlier period and considered to have value because of being beautiful, rare, old, or of high quality: antique silver/jewellery/lace/furnitureHistory - general words trading or relating to antiques: an antique dealer antique shops/markets/fairs/auctionsHistory - general words
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