Definition of narration in English:

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Pronunciation: /nəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun]
1The action or process of narrating a story: the style of narration in the novel
More example sentences
  • Women often tend toward the internal, personal narration of events.
  • He floored the audience with his trademark style of narration.
  • There is mostly a simple matter of fact narration in the news.
account, narrative, story, tale, chronicle, description, portrayal, report, sketch, recital, recitation, rehearsal;
telling, relation, story telling, chronicling, detailing
rare recountal
voice-over, reading, commentary
1.1 [count noun] A commentary delivered to accompany a film, broadcast, etc. Moore’s narration is often sarcastic [mass noun]: there’s no dialogue or narration
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  • The two featurettes are actually just compilations of behind-the-scenes footage, with no narration or interviews included.
  • First of all, many people in Korea were upset with the narration at the end.
  • A narration was given by his daughter, Jenny.

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