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chroniclenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.kəl/ us   /ˈkrɑː.nɪ.kəl/
a written record of historical events: the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle a chronicle of the French Revolution
part of the name of a newspaper: the Hampshire Chronicle

chronicleverb [T]

uk   /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.kəl/ us   /ˈkrɑː.nɪ.kəl/
to make a record or give details of something: The book chronicles the writer's coming to terms with his illness.
chronicler
noun [C] uk   /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.klər/ us   /ˈkrɑː.nɪ.klɚ/
(Definition of chronicle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chroniclenoun [C]

us   /ˈkrɑn·ɪ·kəl/
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.

chronicleverb [T]

us   /ˈkrɑn·ɪ·kəl/
to make a record or tell the history of something: His one-man show chronicles the life of Mark Twain.
(Definition of chronicle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chronicle”
in Spanish crónica…
in Vietnamese biên niên sử…
in Malaysian abad…
in Thai บันทึกเหตุการณ์…
in French chronique…
in German die Chronik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 编年史, 年代记, 大事记…
in Turkish tarih kayıtları, tarih, geçmiş…
in Russian хроника, летопись…
in Indonesian risalah…
in Chinese (Traditional) 編年史, 年代記, 大事記…
in Polish kronika…
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