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English definition of “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 adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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