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English definition of “historical”


adjective     /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B1 connected with studying or representing things from the past: Many important historical documents were destroyed when the library was bombed .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 .History - general words used to describe prices , values , etc. in the past: The table compares historical exchange rates for five different currencies .The past, the present and the future Grammar:Historic or historical?Historic means ‘important or likely to be important in history’:
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