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narration

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

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

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin narrātiō.

NounEdit

narration f (plural narrations)

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

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin narrātiō.

NounEdit

narration f (plural narrations)

  1. narration (account; story)