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anachronism

noun /əˈnækrəˌnizəm/
someone or something that seems to be old-fashioned and does not belong to the present time
Anacronismo
Some people consider the House of Lords to be an anachronism.
anachronistic adjective
Anacronistico
anachronistic customs and traditions.
Translations of “anachronism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 時代錯誤,年代誤植,不合時代的人(或物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 时代错误,年代误植,不合时代的人(或物)…
(Definition of anachronism from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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