ar·​chived ˈär-ˌkīvd How to pronounce archived (audio)
: filed or collected in or as if in an archive
archived photographs
archived email messages
Newspapers should be lowering their prices for archived content.Karim Mostafa
The individual file drawers stacked in the basement were all locked and alarmed, as was the microfilm storage area of archived cards, which occupied a fireproof vault that was also connected to Max Kessler's alarm system.Paul Christopher

Examples of archived in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company did not respond to an email sent to the contact listed on an archived page. Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2023 The company’s Titanic expeditions include a series of eight-day missions to the famous shipwreck, and trips begin and end in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, according to the archived website. Nouran Salahieh, CNN, 20 June 2023 Anyone who dares to read back through the Review’s archived pieces on homosexuality would be hard-pressed to miss the irony between the lines, as Thiel—and several other former editors or writers—are now openly gay. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 24 Aug. 2023 While the second map is undated, archived posts from X, formerly Twitter, show that Weer & Radar also used a firey red color scheme in 2018. USA TODAY, 7 Aug. 2023 The agency also spends over $40 million a year to store over a billion archived paper documents and is planning to reduce costs by scanning everything. Umar Shakir, The Verge, 3 Aug. 2023 Last week, the Brooklyn Public Library unveiled the Book of HOV exhibition — showcasing the hip-hop icon's archived and never-before-seen items and masters from throughout his career. Ilana Kaplan, Peoplemag, 19 July 2023 In its 2020 paper, OpenAI merely said that most of the training data was generally scraped from the web, including archived books and Wikipedia. Faustine Ngila, Quartz, 6 July 2023 With Redburn’s discovery of the wedding site, as seen in Smith’s archived portfolio, the story of Lorie Smith and her wedding websites now takes another turn. Melissa Gira Grant, The New Republic, 25 July 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of archived was in 1886

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“Archived.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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