the past

noun

1
: an earlier time : the time before the present
happy memories of the past
In the past, there was a company luncheon every month.
2
grammar : a verb tense that is used to refer to the past : the past tense
The past of "walk" is "walked."

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“The past.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20past. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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