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archaeology

noun [U] ( also US archeology)
 
 
/ˌɑːkiˈɒlədʒi/
the study of ancient cultures by looking for and examining their buildings, tools, and other objectsArchaeology
archaeological ( also US archeological)
 
 
/ˌɑːkiəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ adjective
He is on an archaeological dig in Egypt.
Translations of “archaeology”
in Arabic عِلْم الآثار…
in Korean 고고학…
in Malaysian kaji purba…
in French archéologie…
in Turkish arkeoloji…
in Italian archeologia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 考古學…
in Russian археология…
in Polish archeologia…
in Vietnamese khảo cổ học…
in Spanish arqueología…
in Portuguese arqueologia…
in Thai โบราณคดี…
in German die Archäologie…
in Catalan arqueologia…
in Japanese 考古学…
in Indonesian ilmu purbakala, arkeologi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 考古学…
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