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English definition of “history”

history

noun [C usually singular] (PARTICULAR RECORD)    /ˈhɪs.tər.i/ US  /-t̬ɚ-/
C1 something that has been done or experienced by a particular person or thing repeatedly over a long period: Her family has a history of heart problems. There's a long history of industrial disputes at the factory. He has a good credit history (= a good record of paying money that he owes).Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of history noun (PARTICULAR RECORD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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