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adjective     medieval pronunciation in American English
/ˌmidiˈiv(ə)l/    medieval pronunciation in American English
/ˌmediˈiv(ə)l/
  1. 1
    relating to the period of European history between about the year 500 A.D. and the year 1500 A.D.

    medieval times

    She has a degree in medieval history.

  2. 2
    informal very old-fashioned

    His ideas about women are positively medieval!

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