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Meaning of “chronicle” in the English Dictionary

"chronicle" in British English

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chroniclenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.kl̩/  us   /ˈkrɑː.nɪ-/
a written ​record of ​historicalevents: 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.kl̩/  us   /ˈkrɑː.nɪ-/
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   /-klər/  us   /-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 ​personalstory, is really a chronicle of an ​importantperiod 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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