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archive

noun A collection of historical documents or records.
verb To store and file images or data for future retrieval and/or analysis.

archive

(ar′kīv″) [Fr. fr. L. fr. Gr. archeia, public offices]
1. A database; a bank of stored information.
2. A location in which documents, images, or records are preserved.
archival (ar-kī′văl), adjectivearchivist (ar′kĭ-vist)

archive (ar´kīv),

n the storage of older, rarely required data or patient information in a cheaper and/or more compact form.
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