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English definition of “history”


noun [C, usually singular]     /ˈhɪstəri/
a record of past events relating to a particular person or company : This is the 50th consecutive month of uninterrupted job growth , the longest in the nation's history. No one else in the Bank's long history has climbed all the way up the ladder . When a person applies for a bank account or credit card , their credit history can be tracked . career / employment / medical history
a record of actions or events that have happened often over a period of time : a history of sth The company has had a history of difficult management-union relations .
(Definition of history noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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