narration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin narrātiō.

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Noun[edit]

narration (plural narrations)

  1. The act of recounting or relating in order the particulars of some action, occurrence, or affair; a narrating.
  2. That which is narrated or recounted; an orderly recital of the details and particulars of some transaction or event, or of a series of transactions or events; a story or narrative.
  3. (rhetoric) That part of an oration in which the speaker makes his or her statement of facts.

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References[edit]

  • narration in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin narrātiō.

Noun[edit]

narration f (plural narrations)

  1. narration (account; story)
  2. narration (literary device)
  3. (rhetoric) narration

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin narrātiō.

Noun[edit]

narration f (plural narrations)

  1. narration (account; story)