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noun


(1)   A depository containing historical records and documents

verb


(2)   Put into an archive
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Etymology


From from , from .

Noun



  1. A place for storing earlier, and often historical, material. An archive usually contains documents (letters, records, newspapers, etc.) or other types of media kept for historical interest.
  2. The material so kept, considered as a whole (compare archives).
    His archive of Old High German language texts is the most extensive in Britain.

Verb



  1. To put into an archive.
    I was planning on archiving the documents from 2001.

Verb