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English definition of “description”

description

noun [C/U]    /dɪˈskrɪp·ʃən/
literature a statement or a piece of writing that tells what something or someone is like: [C] Your description of Della was hilarious . [U] Boats of every description (= of all types ) entered the harbor . [U] The beauty of the Rockies is beyond description (= is impossible to describe ). descriptive    /dɪˈskrɪp·tɪv/ adjective His poetry skillfully incorporates descriptive details .
(Definition of description noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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