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English definition of “make history”

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make history

to do something important that has not been done before and will be recorded publicly and remembered for a long time: Margaret Thatcher made history when she became the first female British prime minister.
Translations of “make history”
in Chinese (Traditional) 創造歷史, 載入史冊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 创造历史, 载入史册…
(Definition of make history from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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