how to pronounce antiquity


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antiquity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of antiquity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the lives of billions from antiquity to …”

meanings of antiquity


  1. The state of being ancient or of ancient lineage.
  2. The historical period preceding the Middle Ages (c. 500-1500), primarily relating to European history.
  3. The people of ancient times.
  4. A relic or monument of ancient times, such as a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution.
  5. Ancient times; faraway history; former ages.
  6. An old gentleman.


  1. The period of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.

antiquity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word antiquity occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics antiquity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that antiquity can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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