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archive

2 verb
     
Related topics: Computers
archive2 [transitive]
1 to put documents, books, information etc in an archive
2TD 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 future
archiving noun [uncountable]
electronic archiving systems

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