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nar·ra·tion

 (nă-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act, process, or an instance of narrating.
2. Narrated material.

nar·ra′tion·al adj.
nar·ra′tion·al·ly adv.
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narration

(nəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of narrating
2. a narrated account or story; narrative
3. (Rhetoric) (in traditional rhetoric) the third step in making a speech, the putting forward of the question
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nar•ra•tion

(næˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something narrated; an account, story, or narrative.
2. the act or process of narrating.
3. a recital of events, esp. in chronological order.
[1400–50; < Latin]
nar•ra′tion•al, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narration - a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of eventsnarration - 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"
tearjerker - an excessively sentimental narrative
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
tall tale - an improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story
folk tale, folktale - a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
sob story, sob stuff - a sentimental story (or drama) of personal distress; designed to arouse sympathy
fairy story, fairy tale, fairytale - a story about fairies; told to amuse children
nursery rhyme - a tale in rhymed verse for children
2.narration - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of eventsnarration - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
body - the central message of a communication; "the body of the message was short"
introduction - the first section of a communication
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
report, account - the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple"
recounting, telling, relation - an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
3.narration - (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
rhetoric - study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
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narration

noun account, storytelling, telling, reading, relation, explanation, description, recital, voice-over (in film) The play is an autobiographical journey with song, dialogue and narration.
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narration

noun
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Translations
حكايةرِوايَه، سَرْد
vyprávění
fortælling
kertomuskuvaus
pripovijedanjepripovijestpripovijetka
frásögn
rozprávanie
anlatma

narration

[nəˈreɪʃən] N [of documentary] → narración f, comentarios mpl; [of story] → narración f, relato m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

narration

[nəˈreɪʃən] n
[events] → narration f
(= commentary) → commentaire m
a narration to a slide show → le commentaire d'un diaporama
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

narration

nErzählung f; (of events, journey)Schilderung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

narration

[nəˈreɪʃn] nnarrazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

narrate

(nəˈreit) verb
to tell (a story). He narrated the events of the afternoon.
narˈration noun
narrative (ˈnarətiv) noun
a story. an exciting narrative.
narˈrator noun
1. a person who tells a story.
2. a person who tells you what is happening or explains something in a film.
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The betrothal we see in Genesis 24 becomes at once a protracted narrationally self-conscious story at the same time as it functions, in the words of one recent study, "as a significant and uncontested resource for rabbinic marriage law." (16) By contrast, in A Serious Man, legal, narrative, and marital structures alike retain their ritual function, certainly, but appear to forego the coherence entirely.
(27) He reminds us, for instance, that classical movies often employ the newspaper-headline montage as a (narrationally overt) device for conveying narrative information.
and narrationally inventive Meni sometimes plays--for example, moving