narration

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French narration, from Old French narracion, from Latin narrātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌnəˈɹeɪ.ʃən/, [ˌnəˈɹeɪ.ʃn̩]
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌnɛɚˈɹeɪ.ʃən/, [ˌnɛɚˈɹeɪ.ʃn̩]
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun[edit]

narration (countable and uncountable, 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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Descendants[edit]

  • Japanese: ナレーション (narēshon)

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

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

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin narrātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

narration f (plural narrations)

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

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Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin narrātiō.

Noun[edit]

narration f (plural narrations)

  1. narration (account; story)