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anachronism


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anachronism
     1. n. A chronological mistake, the erroneous dating of an event, circumstance, or object.
     2. n. A person or thing which seems to belong to a different time or period of time.

Example Sentences

Most British people are not interested in the church and consider it an anachronism
This has now been evident for so long that the assertion has itself become an anachronism
Our reference to industrial tribunals is an anachronism

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