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Is that data historic or historical?

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Which is correct?
The majority of stakeholders want access to current information as well as ________ data.
a. historical
b. historic


Answer: a.

Explanation:
Historical means that something happened in the past; historic means that something was in the past and is also important. Historic events are momentous by definition; a historical event could be anything that happened in the past.

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