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noun [countable] relic pronunciation in American English /ˈrelɪk/
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  1. 2
    something such as a system or rule that remains from an earlier time or situation

    The ban on fund-raising activities is a relic from the previous administration.

  2. 3
    humorous a piece of evidence or a sign of something that has existed or happened recently

    A few dirty glasses were the only relics of the night before.


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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