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archive

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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archivear‧chive1 /ˈɑːkaɪv $ ˈɑːr-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 TTBRECORDa place where a large number of historical records are stored, or the records that are stored an archive of the writer’s unpublished work2 technical copies of a computer’s files that are stored on a disk or in the computer’s memory in a way that uses less space than usual, so that the computer can keep them for a long timearchive adjective interesting archive materialarchival /ɑːˈkaɪvəl $ ɑːr-/ adjective archival footage of the president’s visit in 1969
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archivethe Pacific Film ArchiveWe found that some last only 10 to 30 years and that's not enough for archives of historical material.There would be a massive archive somewhere if we had ever lived under the Stasi or the Gestapo.Apart from the odd newspaper archive, almost always free.Reprinting items retrieved from the archives are for personal use only.Click on it, and CleanSweep unpacks the archive, so you can use the program again.The archive still left a good deal to be desired.Then the picture that will go into the Windsor archives was taken - while Charles disappeared from the historic scene, nattering.
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archivearchive2 verb [transitive]  1 to put documents, books, information etc in an archive2 to save a computer file in a way that uses less space than usual, because you do not use that file often but may need it in the futurearchiving noun [uncountable] electronic archiving systems
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archiveNOAA will analyze and archive data from satellites.At first the wealth of scratchy film archiving the revolution's birth was riveting.Major record companies archive their own stock only.
From Longman Business Dictionaryarchivear‧chive1 /ˈɑːkaɪvˈɑːr-/ verb [transitive] COMPUTING to make a permanent copy of information held in a computer or to store the information so that it cannot be changed or lostOnce a month the files will be archived.archiving noun [uncountable]the scanning and archiving of paper documents onto optical diskselectronic archiving systems→ See Verb tablearchivearchive2 noun [countable] COMPUTING the part of a computer or computer system where information is stored in such a way that it cannot be changed or lostYou could rebuild your hard disk’s contents from this archive.
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Verb table
archive
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyarchive
he, she, itarchives
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyarchived
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave archived
he, she, ithas archived
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad archived
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill archive
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have archived
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam archiving
he, she, itis archiving
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you, we, theyare archiving
Past
I, he, she, itwas archiving
you, we, theywere archiving
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been archiving
he, she, ithas been archiving
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been archiving
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be archiving
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been archiving
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