Definition of antiquate
: to make old or obsolete
antiquationplay \ˌan-tə-ˈkwā-shən\ noun
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Its budgets are slimmer and the equipment sometimes antiquated, and its fighters are often pitched into terrible conditions.
The original vision of a digital archive of all knowledge renounced paper volumes; physical books were seen as antiquated, like papyrus or clay tablets.
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