Translation of "archive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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archivenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɑː.kaɪv/ us /ˈɑːr.kaɪv/

also archives [ plural ] a collection of historical records relating to a place, organization, or family

archive film/footage/material 档案胶片/影片/材料
These old photographs should go in the family archives. 这些老照片应收入家庭档案里。

also archives [ plural ] a place where historical records are kept

I've been studying village records in the local archive. 我一直在当地的档案馆中研究村庄的史料。

a computer file used to store electronic information or documents that you no longer need to use regularly


archiveverb [ T ]

uk /ˈɑː.kaɪv/ us /ˈɑːr.kaɪv/

to store historical records or documents in an archive


in computer technology, to store electronic information that you no longer need to use regularly

This software helps firms archive and retrieve emails. 这种软件有助于公司更便捷地储存和检索电子邮件。

(Translation of “archive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)