antiquarian(redirected from Antiquarism)
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One who studies, collects, or deals in antiquities.
1. Of or relating to antiquarians or to the study or collecting of antiquities.
2. Dealing in or having to do with old or rare books.
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(Antiques) concerned with the study of antiquities or antiques
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the largest size of handmade drawing paper, 53 × 31 inches
2. (Antiques) a less common name for antiquary
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an•ti•quar•i•an(ˌæn tɪˈkwɛər i ən)
1. pertaining to antiquaries or to the study of antiquities.
a. of value because of age or rarity: antiquarian books.
b. dealing or interested in such objects.
3. an antiquary.
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A person who collects or studies antiquities.
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|Noun||1.||antiquarian - an expert or collector of antiquities|
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
|Adj.||1.||antiquarian - of or relating to persons who study or deal in antiques or antiquities|
|2.||antiquarian - of or relating to antiques or antiquities|
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A. ADJ → anticuario
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
(= shop keeper) → antiquaire m/f
(= student) → archéologue m/f
(= collector) → collectionneur/euse m/f d'objets anciens
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj books → antiquarisch; coins also → alt; studies → des Altertums, der Antike; antiquarian bookshop → Antiquariat nt
n = antiquary
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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