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One entry found for narrative.
Main Entry: nar·ra·tive
Pronunciation: primarystressnar-schwat-iv
Function: noun
1 : something (as a story) that is told or written
2 : the art or practice of telling stories
- narrative adjective
synonyms NARRATIVE, ACCOUNT, RECITAL mean a statement of facts or events. NARRATIVE suggests a series of connected events told like a story <a narrative of the early pioneers>. ACCOUNT suggests a simple repeating of the facts or events <give the police an account of what happened>. RECITAL may suggest either an account with many details or a list of memorized facts <the speaker gave a recital of the scientist's many achievements>.

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