English Word of the Day
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| 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.|
|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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