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English definition of “past”

past

noun [C/U] (TIME BEFORE)   /pæst/
the period before and until, but not including, the present time: [U] In the past, a streetcar line ran down 13th Avenue. Your past is your life before the present time: [C] He never talks about his past.
(Definition of past noun (TIME BEFORE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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