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English definition of “historic high”

historic high

noun [C]     (also historical high) FINANCE
the highest level that something, such as a price or interest rate , has been at any time : hit/reached a historic high Home assessments hit historic highs this year despite declining market values . Profits , as a share of national income , are at a historic high.
(Definition of historic high noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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