Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Archaic"

The meaning of "Archaic" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa archaic?
A: It means very old, or old-fashioned. It implies something is so old it no longer fits with the modern world, for example:

The word "anon" used to mean "soon", but that meaning is archaic - the word is no longer used like that.
Q: O que significa archaic?
A: It means old.
Q: O que significa 'archaic'?

Synonyms of "Archaic" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre archaic e obsolete ?
A:

archaic refers to something that was once common but is now found to be rare. But it could also be used to mean outdated or very old fashioned. Example:
◇The system is archaic and unfair and needs changing.

●obsolete pertains to something no longer in use, no longer acceptable, no longer useful. In technology, when something is obsolete, it is no longer in use because something new has been invented to replace it. In law, no longer current or legally acceptable. Synonymous to 'out of date'

◇The company was trying to stay in the forefront of their industry by replacing all of their old and obsolete equipment.

■ Both may refer to words or traditions. Sometimes the may mean the same depending on how they are used.

Translations of "Archaic"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? archaic
A: Archaic
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? archaic
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Other questions about "Archaic"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar archaic.
A: This word means old and comes from the same root as “archive“ and “ ancient“.
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar archaic.
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