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ancient

adjective /ˈeinʃənt/
relating to times long ago, especially before the collapse of Rome
antiguo
ancient history.
very old
viejo
Why are you wearing that ancient sweater? It’s full of holes.
Translations of “ancient”
in Korean 고대의…
in Arabic قَديم, عَتيق…
in French ancien, très vieux…
in Italian antico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 古代的, 古老的, 年代久遠的…
in Russian древний, старинный…
in Turkish eskiden olan, çok önceleri olan, eskiden beri…
in Polish starożytny, wiekowy…
in Portuguese antigo…
in German alt, uralt…
in Catalan antic…
in Japanese 古代の, 大昔の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 古代的, 古老的, 年代久远的…
(Definition of ancient from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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