how to pronounce archaic

/əɹˈkɛɪɪk/

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archaic is pronounced in three syllables

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əɹkɛɪɪk

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

“… going over this archaic blood pressure …”

meanings of archaic

adjective:

  1. Of or characterized by antiquity; old-fashioned, quaint, antiquated.
  2. No longer in ordinary use, though still used occasionally to give a sense of antiquity.
  3. Belonging to the archaic period.

noun:

  1. (A member of) an archaic variety of Homo sapiens.
  2. A general term for the prehistoric period intermediate between the earliest period (‘', ‘Paleo-American', ‘American‐paleolithic', &c.) of human presence in the Western Hemisphere, and the most recent prehistoric period (‘Woodland', etc.).

words with pronunciation similar to archaic

arcadeprayingrakeawakebreakcakeuncaringparquetrelicarctic

words that rhyme with archaic

mosaic

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