How to Pronounce ancient?

Correct pronunciation for the word "ancient" is [ˈe͡ɪnʃənt], [ˈe‍ɪnʃənt], [ˈeɪ_n_ʃ_ə_n_t].

"Ancient" in context

Ancient refers to times long ago, historically or prehistorically. It can also refer to a period of time that is very old, usually by centuries or millennia. Ancient civilizations developed rich cultures and complex societies, many of which had a lasting influence on the modern world. Examples of ancient cultures include Ancient Sumer, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome and Ancient China.

These ancient societies developed systems of government, law, language, engineering and art that many still admire today. Mathematics and science were used by these societies as well, leading to advances in technology and engineering that were adopted and applied by later civilizations.


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