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English definition of “historical”

historical

adjective
 
 
/hɪˈstɒrɪkəl/ (also historic) FINANCE, ECONOMICS
used to describe past prices or values: The company offers real-time and historical information on stocks, options, commodities, futures, indices, and currencies. Historical data show the clear link between income tax rates and the size of domestic government spending.
historically adverb
(Definition of historical from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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