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Vergangenheit  

Ver•gan•gen•heit      f   , -, -en   past  
[+von Stadt, Staat etc auch]  
history,   (Gram)   past (tense)  
die erste or einfache/zweite or vollendete/dritte Vergangenheit        (Gram)   the simple past/perfect/pluperfect (tense)  
eine Frau mit Vergangenheit      a woman with a past  
der Vergangenheit angehören      to be a thing of the past  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
ferne Vergangenheit exp.
(dim and) distant past

Entry related to:fern

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to be a thing of the past
exp.
to break with the past
exp.
to dissociate oneself from {or} break with sb/the {or} one's past
exp.
the daily routine/the past has caught up with me
exp.
the past with which Germany has not yet come to terms
exp.
a woman with a past
exp.
in the dim and distant past
exp.
breaking {or} the break with the past
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'Vergangenheit' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Vergangenheit ; Vergangenheitsform
exp.
die Vergangenheit erforschen
exp.
zweite Vergangenheit ; Perfekt
present perfect tense
exp.
in der Vergangenheit wühlen
exp.
die Vergangenheit wieder heraufbeschwören
exp.
die Vergangenheit ruhen lassen
exp.
in der Vergangenheit leben
exp.
in der Vergangenheit ; früher
exp.
das gehört jetzt der Vergangenheit an
exp.
sich ständig mit der Vergangenheit befassen
to dwell upon the past

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