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English definition of “archive”

archive

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈɑːkaɪv/
a collection of historical documents that provides information about the past, or a place where they are kept: the national archivesHistoryOfficial documentsLists and cataloguesSchedules and agendas
a place on a computer used to store information or documents that you do not need to use oftenComputer concepts
(Definition of archive noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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