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tr.v. an·ti·quat·ed, an·ti·quat·ing, an·ti·quates
1. To make obsolete or old-fashioned.
2. To antique.

[Late Latin antīquāre, antīquāt-, to make old, from Latin, to leave in an old state, from antīquus, old; see antique.]

an′ti·qua′tion n.


1. the process of becoming antiquated
2. the state of being antiquated


the process of making antiquated or the condition of being antiquated.
See also: Age
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Regardless of its antiquation, it has lost nothing in terms of relevance and significance.
As Iton (2008: 198) has argued in relation to Black political struggles, what is remarkable 'from a historical perspective, is not the end of colonialism but rather the antiquation and abandonment of anti-colonial struggle.
Golburt finds much continuity across the period 1750-1850, and yet it is around a sense of distance from the 18th century that the new historical consciousness of the early 19th century crystallized: "Hence the eighteenth century's rapid antiquation, its devolvement into a starina (the olden days') despite its undeniable hold on Russian history.
Like those traditions before it, the antiquation of male child circumcision alone should be reason enough to give it a second look.