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narration

 
Noun narration has 3 senses
  1. narrative, narration, story, tale - 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"
    --1 is a kind of message, content, subject matter, substance
    --1 has particulars:
     tearjerker; Canterbury Tales; tall tale; folktale, folk tale; sob story, sob stuff; fairytale, fairy tale, fairy story; nursery rhyme
    Derived forms: verb narrate1, verb narrate2
  2. narration, recital, yarn - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
    --2 is a kind of report, account
    --2 has parts:
     body; introduction; conclusion, end, close, closing, ending
    --2 has particulars: relation, telling, recounting
    Derived forms: verb narrate1, verb narrate2
  3. narration - (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the facts are set forth
    --3 is a kind of
    section, subdivision
    Derived form: verb narrate2
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