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noun [countable] anachronism pronunciation in American English /əˈnækrəˌnɪzəm/
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singularanachronism
pluralanachronisms
  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

 anachronism pronunciation in American English /əˌnækrəˈnɪstɪk/ adjective

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