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antiquenoun [C]

uk   /ænˈtiːk/  us   /ænˈtiːk/
B1 something made in an earlier period that is collected and considered to have value because it is beautiful, rare, old, or of high quality: You can't give away Granny's old bookcase - it's a valuable antique. My mother collects antiques.

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antiqueadjective

uk   /ænˈtiːk/  us   /ænˈtiːk/
(Definition of antique from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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antiquenoun [C]

 us   /ænˈtik/
something made in an earlier period and valued because it is old, rare, or of high quality: He sold antiques for a while.
antique
adjective  us   /ænˈtik/
an antique dealer/show
(Definition of antique from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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