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1. often archives A place or collection containing records, documents, or other materials of historical interest: old land deeds in the municipal archives.
a. A long-term storage area, often on magnetic tape, for backup copies of files or for files that are no longer in active use.
b. A file containing one or more files in compressed format for more efficient storage and transfer.
3. A repository for stored memories or information: the archive of the mind.
tr.v. ar·chived, ar·chiv·ing, ar·chives
1. To place or store in an archive.
2. Computers To copy or compress (a file) into an archive.
[From French archives, from Latin archīva, from Greek arkheia, pl. of arkheion, town hall, from arkhē, government, from arkhein, to rule.]
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n (often plural)
1. (Library Science & Bibliography) a collection of records of or about an institution, family, etc
2. (Library Science & Bibliography) a place where such records are kept
3. (Computer Science) computing data transferred to a tape, disk, or directory for long-term storage rather than frequent use
to store (documents, data, etc) in an archive or other repository
[C17: from Late Latin archīvum, from Greek arkheion repository of official records, from arkhē government]
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n., v. -chived, -chiv•ing. n.
1. archives, a place where documents and other materials of public or historical importance are preserved.
2. Usu., archives. the documents and other materials preserved in such a place.v.t.
3. to preserve in or as if in an archive.
[1595–1605; orig., as pl. < French archives < Latin archī(v)a < Greek archeîa, orig. pl. of archeîon public office]
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When used in the context of deliberate planning, the directed command will remove the referenced operation plan, operation plan in concept format, and any associated Joint Operation Planning and Execution System automated data processing files from its library of active plans. All material will be prepared for shipment to appropriate archive facilities in accordance with appropriate command directives. See also maintain; retain.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Archive, Archivesa collection of documents, esp. a historical collection of written or printed material, nowadays including audio recordings and visual material.
Examples: archives of their ancient records, 1645; a living archive in that business, 1865; the universities, archives of all the errors of the age, 1878.
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Past participle: archived
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|Noun||1.||archive - a depository containing historical records and documents|
chancery - an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records
|Verb||1.||archive - put into an archive|
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noun record office, museum, registry, repository I decided I would go to the archive and look up the issue.
plural noun records, papers, accounts, rolls, documents, files, registers, deeds, chronicles, annals the archives of the Imperial War Museum
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hồ sơ lưu trữ
B. VT → archivar
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n → archives fpl
vt → archiver
modif [material, film, footage] → d'archivesarchive file n (COMPUTING) → fichier m d'archives
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n → Archiv nt (also Comput); archive file → Archivdatei f; archive material/film → Archivmaterial nt → /-film m
vt → archivieren
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