Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 


view main entry for archive noun [countable]  /ˈɑː(r)kaɪv/
British English pronunciation: archiveClick to listen to the pronunciation of archive

derived word


  /ɑː(r)ˈkaɪv(ə)l/ adjective
British English pronunciation: archivalClick to listen to the pronunciation of archival

Pronunciations of related words

Open Dictionary

troll factory

a company that pays pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog