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English definition of “archive”

archive

verb [T]     /ˈɑː.kaɪv/ US  /ˈɑːr-/
to store historical records or documents in an archiveKeeping and storing things in computer technology, to store electronic information that you no longer need to use regularly: This software helps firms archive and retrieve emails.Computer concepts archival     /ˌɑːˈkaɪ.vəl/ US  /ˌɑːr-/ adjective Official documents
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