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English Dictionary: narration by the DICT Development Group
2 results for narration
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program; "his narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain adults as well as children"
    Synonym(s): narrative, narration, story, tale
  2. the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
    Synonym(s): narration, recital, yarn
  3. (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Narration \Nar*ra"tion\, n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.]
      1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an
            event; rehearsal; recital.
      2. That which is related; the relation in words or writing of
            the particulars of any transaction or event, or of any
            series of transactions or events; story; history.
      3. (Rhet.) That part of a discourse which recites the time,
            manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the
            facts connected with the subject.
      Syn: Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description;
               explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history.
               See {Account}.
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