history

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history(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (past events)
a. la historia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Wars play a big part in 20th century history.Las guerras desempeñan un papel importante en la historia del siglo XX.
2. (field of study)
a. la historia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
History was my favorite subject in elementary school.La historia fue mi materia favorita en la primaria.
3. (background)
a. el historial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When the patient came to the office for his checkup, the doctor looked up his history in the database.Cuando el paciente vino a la consulta para hacerse el chequeo, el médico buscó su historial en la base de datos.
4. (computing)
a. el historial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I check my history when I forget the address of a website.Cuando se me olvida la dirección de algún sitio web, consulto mi historial.
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history
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la historia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to go down in history as…pasar a (los anales de) la historia como…
2. (fig)
a.
that's historyeso pasó a la historia
3. (medicine)
a.
to have a history of…tener un historial de…
history booklibro de historia
history teacherprofesor(ora) de historia
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history [ˈhɪstərɪ]
noun
historia (f)
to go down in history pasar a la historia;as como; to make history hacer época; marcar un hito; to know the inner history of an affair conocer el secreto de un asunto; he has a history of psychiatric disorder tiene antecedentes de problemas psiquiátricos; the highest salary in television history el sueldo más alto de la historia de la televisión; a piece of history un trozo or fragmento de la historia
A unique piece of history is going under the auctioneer's hammer later today in London — a handwritten report on the sinking of the passenger ship, the Lusitania It would be something to show their children and their grandchildren, a piece of history for the family scrapbook
that's ancient history esa es cosa vieja
the rest is history el resto ya lo sabéis; el resto ya es historia
A job with the company was advertised in the Daily Telegraph. I applied and the rest is history After Saint Laurent left hospital, he was persuaded to start his own fahion house, which he did in 1961. The rest is history
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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