history

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhɪstəri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhɪstəri, ˈhɪstri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(histə rē, histrē)


Inflections of 'history' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": histories
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history

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [American, automotive, art, natural, 18th-century] history
  2. [local, national, foreign] history
  3. your [medical, personal, criminal] history
  4. the (true) history behind the [news, incident]
  5. in recent history
  6. is ancient history
  7. the history of [America, cars, medicine]
  8. the [tallest, fastest, longest] in history
  9. history and [culture, philosophy]
  10. history repeats itself
  11. history always remembers
  12. history [remembers, records, tells us, has it] that
  13. will be recorded (forever) by history
  14. will go down in history as
  15. go down in the annals of history
  16. [the story, their actions, her name] will echo through history
  17. studied history in [school, college]
  18. majoring in [American] history
  19. have a (long) history together
  20. have a brief history [in accounting, with that company]
  21. the [ship, building, town] has a curious history
  22. had a history of [trouble, problems, injuries]
  23. (and) the rest is history
  24. you're history!
  25. [view, delete] your [purchase, search, internet] history
  26. check your credit history
n as adj
  1. in the history books
  2. is a history [professor, teacher, student]
  3. go to the history museum
  4. the Natural History Museum
  5. [Black, African-American, Women's] History Month
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