Meaning of “artefact” in the English Dictionary


"artefact" in English

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artefactnoun [ C ]

mainly UK US usually artifact uk /ˈɑː.tə.fækt/ us /ˈɑːr.t̬ə.fækt/

an object that is made by a person, such as a tool or a decoration, especially one that is of historical interest:

The museum's collection includes artefacts dating back to prehistoric times.

(Definition of “artefact” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)