Translation of "antiquity" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ænˈtɪk.wɪ.ti/ us /-wə.t̬i/

[ no plural ] the distant past (= a long time ago), especially before the sixth century

la Antigüedad
Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes since antiquity.
Before creating this sculpture, she studied all the masterpieces of classical antiquity.

an object that was created a very long time ago

Under Greek law, all antiquities that are discovered in Greece belong to the government.

(Translation of “antiquity” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)