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adjective uk   /hɪˈstɒr.ɪk/  us   /-ˈstɔːr-/
B1 important or likely to be important in history: historic buildings a historic day/moment In a historic vote, the Church of England decided to allow women to become priests. specialized law A historic offence is one that was committed by someone in the past but that they were not charged with at the time: He pleaded guilty to a charge of rape, as well as five historic sexual offences.
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