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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French narratif.

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narrative (comparative more narrative, superlative most narrative)

  1. Telling a story.
  2. Overly talkative; garrulous.
  3. Of or relating to narration.
    the narrative thrust of a film

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NounEdit

narrative (countable and uncountable, plural narratives)

  1. The systematic recitation of an event or series of events.
  2. That which is narrated.
  3. A representation of an event or story.
    • 2014 October 21, Oliver Brown, “Oscar Pistorius jailed for five years – sport afforded no protection against his tragic fallibilities: Bladerunner's punishment for killing Reeva Steenkamp is but a frippery when set against the burden that her bereft parents, June and Barry, must carry [print version: No room for sentimentality in this tragedy, 13 September 2014, p. S22]”, in The Daily Telegraph (Sport)[1]:
      Yes, there were instances of grandstanding and obsessive behaviour, but many were concealed at the time to help protect an aggressively peddled narrative of [Oscar] Pistorius the paragon, the emblem, the trailblazer.

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AdjectiveEdit

narrative

  1. feminine singular of narratif

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [nar.raˈt̪iː.ve], /narraˈtive/

AdjectiveEdit

narrative f pl

  1. Feminine plural of adjective narrativo.

NounEdit

narrative f pl

  1. plural of narrativa

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