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Related to antiquation: scrutinisation
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.]
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1. the process of becoming antiquated
2. the state of being antiquated
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the process of making antiquated or the condition of being antiquated.See also: Age
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