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Meaning of “narration” in the English Dictionary

"narration" in British English

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narrationnoun

uk   /nəˈreɪ.ʃən/  us   /nærˈeɪ-/
[U] the ​act of ​telling a ​story [C or U] a ​spokendescription of ​events given during a ​film or ​televisionprogramme: Dame Judi Dench did the narration for the ​documentary.
(Definition of narration from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"narration" in American English

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narrationnoun [C/U]

 us   /næˈreɪ·ʃən/
literature the ​telling of a ​story, or the ​work of a narrator
(Definition of narration from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"narration" in Business English

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narrationnoun [C]

uk   /nəˈreɪʃən/  us   /næˈreɪʃən/ (also narrative) ACCOUNTING
a ​note in a set of ​accounts that gives details about a ​payment made or received
(Definition of narration from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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