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chronicle

noun [C]  /ˈkrɑn·ɪ·kəl/ us  
a record of events in the order in which they happened: This book is the most eloquent chronicle of an empire’s downfall that I have seen. infml The diary, although a personal story, is really a chronicle of an important period of history.

chronicle

verb [T]  /ˈkrɑn·ɪ·kəl/ us  
to make a record or tell the history of something: His one-man show chronicles the life of Mark Twain.
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