archived

adjective ar·chived \ ˈär-ˌkīvd \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of archived

: filed or collected in or as if in an archive
  • archived photographs
  • archived e-mail 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

First Known Use of archived

1886

in the meaning defined above

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