archive

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
archive

Plural
archives

  1. An archive is a collection of historical information, usually kept for people in the future to see.
    The police keeps an archive of the files of the criminals.

Verb[change]

Plain form
archive

Third-person singular
archives

Past tense
archived

Past participle
archived

Present participle
archiving

  1. When you archive something, you store and preserve it for people in the future to see. A person who archives things as a job is known as an archivist.
    I just archived my family's photo collection so that we can see it in the future.