anachronism

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anachronism ˈnækrəˌnɪzəm/ noun
plural anachronisms
anachronism
ˈnækrəˌnɪzəm/
noun
plural anachronisms
Learner's definition of ANACHRONISM
[count]
: something (such as a word, an object, or an event) that is mistakenly placed in a time where it does not belong in a story, movie, etc.
: a person or a thing that seems to belong to the past and not to fit in the present

— anachronistic

/əˌnækrəˈnɪstɪk/ adjective [more anachronistic; most anachronistic]

— anachronistically

/əˌnækrəˈnɪstɪkli/ adverb
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