[Grammar] Historic VS Historical

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If you want to describe something related to history, what adjectives come to your mind? “Historic”? “Historical”? Wait, these two are not the same, right?

In today’s  [Grammar] we are going to explain the difference between “historic” and “historical”. Let’s go!

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1. Historic

Historic” means “important or likely to be important in history”:

I feel that this is a historic moment for our country.

The dissolution of the Soviet Union  was such a historic occasion. 

Collocation:  a historic building/monument/occasion/decision/visit/victory

2. Historical

“Historical” means “related to the study of history” or “connected with people or events in the past”:

The building is of historical importance.

You must place these events in their historical context.

Collocation:  historical novels/data/records/events/figures


Have you already known the difference between  “historic” and “historical”? Don’t worry, we prepare a quiz for you👇it is time to show yourself!

PRACTICE

Results

#1. He is remembered for his ______ works.

#2. July 4, 1776 is a _____ day for Americans.

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