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adjective as in recorded as actually having happened


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Yes, North America and the EU ought to acknowledge their historical responsibility for emissions.

From Vox

A Han Gwich’in dog musher and triathlete who grew up in the village of Eagle, she’d taken the stage at the group’s 2017 convention as a keynote speaker describing personal loss and historical trauma.

Many of them didn’t have any content related to significant LGBTQ historical figures as part of the history curriculum.

After being trained on historical data, the algorithm falsely classified patients with asthma as extremely low risk.

From Fortune

Vitale has 30 years of experience studying policing and advising community-based movements for reform and will discuss the historical role police have played as well as their current role.

Historical justifications for most modern celebrations can be found in the ancient world.

Hitchcock had the historical good fortune to have worked from silent films through television.

The central thrust of the sequence derives from historical fact.

If there was anyone who thought otherwise, he left no historical record.

“Unlike Turkey or Egypt, we have no art-historical tradition,” he told The Telegraph in 2002.

And I finished all with a brief historical account of affairs and events in England for about a hundred years past.

Eustache le Sueur died; one of the best French historical painters of his time.

He distinguished himself by several military exploits, and wrote some valuable historical works.

Samuel Squire, bishop of St. David's died; a poetical, historical and antiquarian writer of note.

Paul de Rapin de Thoyras, an eminent French historical writer, died.

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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to historical, such as: actual, ancient, archival, classical, factual, and real.

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