Definition of 'history'
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Example sentences containing 'history'
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Why do you think there is this national amnesia about the history of these policies? Smithsonian Mag (2017)There might be family history putting him off that could be resolved. The Sun (2017)Name one country in history where bolstering people in their prejudices has turned out for the best. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The history of tarpaulin is therefore also a history of human displacement and discomfort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That’s the reason why learning this history is important. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The history goes a lot deeper and further back than those three and a half years. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It had a sense of history about it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That moment has gone down in family history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your medical history does not preclude getting insurance, although you will have to pay a premium. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Young people should be able to learn about their history and their rights. The Sun (2013)Others were erased from history by people scavenging for timber. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This means fully disclosing all relevant medical history. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Church history received the short end of my efforts. Christianity Today (2000)He has more raises than any one else in history. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Past history suggests this might be a spectacle worth watching. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Which person from history would you most like to spend the day with? Times, Sunday Times (2009)These reasons are sometimes more important than history. The Sun (2010)We are not beholden therefore to any past political history or any particular business gimmick. Thinking the Unthinkable (1994)And go down in history as a great. The Sun (2013)What did the changes mean in history? Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)Its more recent history is also proud. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What does history tell us about saving bees? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is there a family history of hyperactivity? Times, Sunday Times (2008)History shows that people will always abuse a free ride. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Medical history is well known for completely missing vital factors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is long past time history ceased to be regarded as a serious academic discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Despite seeing potentially the biggest purse in history vanish, one imagines he would have been smiling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)How can that be reconciled with the manifest variation in the theological beliefs recorded during the long history of the Church? The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
Synonyms of 'history'
the past, the old days, antiquity, yesterday
Trends of 'history'
Extremely Common. history is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'history'
British English: history /ˈhɪstərɪ; ˈhɪstrɪ/ NOUN
You can refer to the events of the past as history. You can also refer to the past events which concern a particular topic or place as its history.
He later studied history at university.
- American English: history
- Arabic: تَارِيخ
- Brazilian Portuguese: história
- Chinese: 历史
- Croatian: povijest
- Czech: historie
- Danish: historie fortid
- Dutch: geschiedenis
- European Spanish: historia
- Finnish: historia
- French: histoire
- German: Geschichte Vergangenheit
- Greek: ιστορία
- Italian: storia
- Japanese: 歴史
- Korean: 역사 연대기
- Norwegian: historie
- Polish: historia
- European Portuguese: História
- Romanian: istorie
- Russian: история
- Spanish: historia
- Swedish: historia
- Thai: ประวัติศาสตร์
- Turkish: tarih geçmiş, ders
- Ukrainian: історія
- Vietnamese: lịch sử
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