Translation of history in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈhɪstəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (march of events) historia (feminine) throughout history a lo largo de la historia the lessons of history las lecciones de la historia, lo que enseña la historia the history of China/education la historia de la China/de la educación the worst earthquake in history el peor terremoto de la historia one of the biggest events in Wall Street/the country's history uno de los mayores acontecimientos en la historia de Wall Street/del país a place in history un lugar en la historia to go down in history pasar a la historia to make history hacer* historia this case made legal history este caso pasó a integrar los anales del derecho … and the rest is history y el resto ya es cosa sabida
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    • The series explores the history of evil, what society means by the word evil, where it comes from and what society can do to deal with it.
    • Mash, which became one of the most famous series in the history of television, was originally a novel.
    • The series about the history of speed and the intense rivalry to be the fastest revisits the golden age of the train.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (subject) historia (feminine) economic/political/military history historia económica/política/militar history of art historia del arte
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    • An honest answer is that we do not know; that is why we do history and study current events.
    • The director needs to study social life and history more profoundly and change his course.
    • At this point she started to study constitutional history and law.
    1.3 countable/numerable (book, account) historia (feminine) Shakespeare's Histories dramas (masculine plural) históricos de Shakespeare
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    • Local lighthouse enthusiasts could give public accounts of the history and future of their local light.
    • It's important to recount the history of that story and the lessons Howard learned.
    • It is the highest recorded circulation in the history of the newspaper.
  • 2 countable/numerable (record, background) historial (masculine) personal/family history historial personal/familiar medical history historial (m) clínico or médico, historia (f) clínica (Latin America/América Latina) there's a history of madness in that family ha habido casos de demencia en esa familia he has a history of heart trouble ha tenido problemas cardíacos en el pasado
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    • Perhaps he was just losing his marbles; there was a history of insanity in his family.
    • They say the health implications can be particularly serious if there is a family history of high blood pressure.
    • Mesereau said he was the victim of a trap set by a family with a history of milking celebrities.

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