written account


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Noun1.written account - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
charge sheet, day book, police blotter, rap sheet, blotter - the daily written record of events (as arrests) in a police station
casebook - a book in which detailed written records of a case are kept and which are a source of information for subsequent work
chronology - a record of events in the order of their occurrence
dossier - a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular person or subject (usually a person's record)
entry - an item inserted in a written record
log - a written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)
log - a written record of messages sent or received; "they kept a log of all transmission by the radio station"; "an email log"
note - a brief written record; "he made a note of the appointment"
paper trail - the written evidence of someone's activities; "this paper trail consisted mainly of electronically stored information"
timecard - a card recording an employee's starting and quitting times each work day
time sheet - a record of the hours worked by employees
copy, transcript - a reproduction of a written record (e.g. of a legal or school record)
register, registry - an official written record of names or events or transactions
minutes, transactions, proceedings - a written account of what transpired at a meeting
minute book - a book in which minutes have been written
statute book - a record of the whole body of legislation in a given jurisdiction
interlingual rendition, translation, version, rendering - a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
worksheet - a piece of paper recording work planned or done on a project
record - anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events; "the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"
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Their hunters and advanced troops held the first communications with the savage occupants, and the earliest written accounts we possess of these vast regions, are from the pens of their missionaries.
As reported, the first written account of the submerged forest at Redcar dates from 1871, when even preserved red deer antlers and wild boar tusks were found.
An inherently fascinating memoir and a simply compelling read from cover to cover, "So Happiness to Meet You: Foolishly, Blissfully Stranded in Vietnam" is an exceptionally well written account and one that is unreservedly recommended as a unique addition to both community and academic library Contemporary American Biography collections.
The gender-bending of the role highlights the ways in which Indian dancers were viewed as both fantastically desirable and unapproachably alien by European men in the 19th century, a point brought home by the inclusion in the sound score of Theophile Gautier's written account of his first encounters with devadasis, the inspiration for the ballet's original scenario.
Now, his written account of his adventures as a young naturalist, tasked with finding rare and elusive animals for London Zoo, is back in print for the first time in decades.
MARK Douglas gave an interesting and well written account of why problems persist at the region's two Premier League clubs (Journal, Saturday).
Mike Shaw moved to Scapegoat Hill from Derby five years ago and is eager to research its history to ultimately provide a written account.
IF THE proven charges including a shove of the fourth official had not been so serious, you might have got a laugh or two out of the FA's written account of the Paul Ince trial.
John Freeman, 28 from Wrexham has won a Technical Merit award for written account of his product and received a trophy and a cheque for PS50.
She also wrote a book of her memories and I am trying to piece the verbal memories together with her written account.
All The Queen's Horses' contains over 50 images, including several rarely seen photographs from the 1940s and 50s, showing the then Princess Elizabeth at the races with the Queen Mother, as well as a written account of the Queen's most memorable moments on the Turf.
What remains to be done in this field is a written account of Lebanon's convoluted social history, covering the same period.