Meaning of RELIC in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ relɪk ]

( relics)


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.

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