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(Background), noun account, adventures, all aspects, all sides, delineation, depiction, each and every deeail, entire universe, epic, events, exposition, facts, information, intelligence, narrative, recapitulation, recital, record, representation, retelling, review, saga, series of incidents, story, summary

history

(Past), noun annals, archives, bygone era, chronicle, days of old, earlier point in time, historical times, old days, prior point in time, prior time, record, schedule, the past, times gone by, tradition, yesterday
Associated concepts: Legal history
See also: account, ancestry, bloodline, calendar, common knowledge, narrative, record, report, story

HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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Prior to the introduction of rape shield laws, evidence of sexual history and predisposition was not only freely admissible, but encouraged.
It is necessary to use behaviour-specific terminology in sexual history taking, sex research, sexual health promotion and sex education.
YOUNGSTERS now see talking about their sexual history as a bigger milestone in a relationship than meeting their partners parents.
4) Each patient file contained what is termed a presentation summary, a one-page highlight sheet, documenting the diagnosis, family history, sexual history, criminal record, psychometric test scores, education level, economic history, and reason for sterilization for patients.
JUDGES have admitted turning a blind eye to new laws aimed at stopping defence solicitors probing the sexual history of rape victims in court.
bars, to determine their drinking habits and recent sexual history.
SEXUAL HISTORY AND FOLLOW UP: WHAT DRIVES PRACTICE?
If you don't know your lover's sexual history, I'd make him cover up before you get undressed.
This is a difficult topic as contending issues of discomfort and trauma of the exam must be balanced against general population recommendations and personalized care and, frequently, an unreliable sexual history.
In part because of these concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its sexually transmitted diseases guidelines to include what to ask when taking a sexual history to screen for disease.
2) The ruling came during the discovery stage, in which she sought to require him to provide highly personal information about his sexual history.
State specifically that staff should never discuss their personal sexual history with campers, no matter what questions are asked.