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an·cient

ancient

 
 
pronunciation:
eIn chnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: very old; from a long time ago.
Rome is an ancient city with many ancient buildings.
 
antonyms:
brand-new, new
similar words:
aged
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derivation: ancientness (n.)
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