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historical

adjective uk   /hɪˈstɒr.ɪ.kəl/  us   /-ˈstɔːr-/
B1 connected with studying or representing things from the past: Many important historical documents were destroyed when the library was bombed. She specializes in historical novels set in 18th-century England. used to describe prices, values, etc. in the past: The table compares historical exchange rates for five different currencies.
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historically
adverb uk   us   /-i/
C1 The film makes no attempt to be historically accurate. Historically (= over a long period in the past), there have always been close links between France and Scotland.
Translations of “historical”
in Korean 역사적인…
in Arabic تاريخي…
in Portuguese histórico…
in Catalan històric…
in Japanese 歴史の, 歴史的な…
in Italian storico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歷史的, 有關歷史的…
in Russian исторический…
in Turkish tarihî, tarihsel, tarihi ilgilendiren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 历史的, 有关历史的…
in Polish historyczny…
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