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noun [countable] relic pronunciation in American English /ˈrelɪk/
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singularrelic
pluralrelics
  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.
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  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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