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description

noun [C/U]  /dɪˈskrɪp·ʃən/ us  
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
adjective  /dɪˈskrɪp·tɪv/ us  
His poetry skillfully incorporates descriptive details.
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