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archaeologynoun [U]

US also archeology uk   /ˌɑː.kiˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ us   /ˌɑːr.kiˈɑː.lə.dʒi/
C1 the study of the buildings, graves, tools, and other objects that belonged to people who lived in the past, in order to learn about their culture and society

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archaeologynoun [U]

also archeology us   /ˌɑr·kiˈɑl·ə·dʒi/
the study of ancient cultures through examination of their buildings, tools, and other objects
archaeological
adjective [not gradable] also archeological us   /ˌɑr·ki·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/
I always wanted to go on an archaeological dig.
archaeologist
noun [C] also archeologist us   /ˌɑr·kiˈɑl·ə·dʒɪst/
A marine archaeologist has uncovered the wreck of the sunken ship.
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Translations of “archaeology”
in Korean 고고학…
in Arabic عِلْم الآثار…
in Malaysian kaji purba…
in French archéologie…
in Russian археология…
in Chinese (Traditional) 考古學…
in Italian archeologia…
in Turkish arkeoloji…
in Polish archeologia…
in Spanish arqueología…
in Vietnamese khảo cổ học…
in Portuguese arqueologia…
in Thai โบราณคดี…
in German die Archäologie…
in Catalan arqueologia…
in Japanese 考古学…
in Chinese (Simplified) 考古学…
in Indonesian ilmu purbakala, arkeologi…
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