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Antiquated Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    antiquated adj : so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws" [syn: antediluvian, archaic]
Antiquated Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Antiquated \An"ti*qua`ted\, a. Grown old. Hence: Bygone; obsolete; out of use; old-fashioned; as, an antiquated law. ``Antiquated words.'' --Dryden. Old Janet, for so he understood his antiquated attendant was denominated. --Sir W. Scott. Syn: Ancient; old; antique; obsolete. See Ancient.
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    * No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated. - Ellen Glasgow


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    • Expert says 'antiquated' Fairview High School HVAC system won't last another winter
      An expert from Gardiner recommended to the school board April 15 a comprehensive overhaul of the high school's HVAC system because he believes it won't last through next winter. Read more on this news related to 'Antiquated'
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      An obscure 1920 law is costing Americans billions of dollars a year in higher fuel costs. The Jones Act requires that cargo shipped from one US port to another be... Read more on this news related to 'Antiquated'
    • Chief: Replacement of 'antiquated' Mobile police vehicles paramount to continued safety
      The City Council is set to decide the fate of a proposal aimed at replacing dilapidated police vehicles on Tuesday. Their approval is necessary for the continued safety of the public and officers, said Mobile Police Chief James Barber. Read more on this news related to 'Antiquated'

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