ancient

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈeɪnʃənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈeɪnʃənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ānshənt)


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ancient

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. in Ancient [Egypt, Greece, Rome]
  2. studies Ancient [Egypt]
  3. Ancient [Egyptian] [culture, language, history]
  4. Ancient [Egyptian] [philosophy, society, philosophers]
  5. is an ancient [city, civilization, culture]
  6. ancient [sites, castles, ruins]
  7. ancient [fossils, human remains]
  8. [explore, discover, research, excavate] ancient [sites]
  9. [the Seven, one of the] Wonders of the Ancient World
  10. from the ancient to modern era
  11. from ancient to modern times
  12. back in ancient times
  13. [in, during, throughout, since] ancient times
  14. according to ancient [tradition, customs, legends]
  15. is ancient wisdom (that)
  16. is an ancient mystery
  17. the [news, book, rumor] is ancient history!
  18. an ancient pair of [jeans, pants]
  19. new [music, fashion, technology] makes me feel ancient
n
  1. [philosophy, science] according to the ancients
  2. [devised, developed] by the ancients
  3. the civilizations of the ancients
  4. the ancients of antiquity
  5. was [popular, common] among the ancients
  6. a knowledge of [Greek, Roman] ancients
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