Meaning of RELIC in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ relɪk ]
If you refer to something or someone as a relic of an earlier period, you mean that they belonged to that period but have survived into the present.
Germany’s asylum law is a relic of an era in European history which has passed...
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A relic is something which was made or used a long time ago and which is kept for its historical significance.
...a museum of war relics.
N-COUNT : usu with supp
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006