historically

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Etymology[edit]

historical +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

historically ‎(comparative more historically, superlative most historically)

  1. In a historic manner; with reference to history or the historical record.
    Historically speaking, this company has always collected payment before starting work.
  2. According to history: formerly, in the past, traditionally.
    Historically, this company collected payment before starting work.

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