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noun [countable]     anachronism pronunciation in American English
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  1. something that is no longer suitable for or relevant to modern times

    She regards the marriage ceremony as a quaint anachronism.

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     anachronistic pronunciation in American English
/əˌnækrəˈnɪstɪk/ adjective

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