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"historic" in British English

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historicadjective

uk   /hɪˈstɒr.ɪk/  us   /hɪˈstɔːr.ɪk/
B1 important or likely to be important in history: historic buildings a historic day/moment In a historic vote, the Church of England decided to allow women to become priests.
specialized law A historic offence is one that was committed by someone in the past but that they were not charged with at the time: He pleaded guilty to a charge of rape, as well as five historic sexual offences.

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historicadjective [not gradable]

 us   /hɪˈstɔr·ɪk, -ˈstɑr-/
(of a thing or event) important when studied as part of the past: historic buildings and monuments
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