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narratornoun [C]

uk   /nəˈreɪ.tər/ us   /ˈner.eɪ.t̬ɚ/
C2 the character who tells you what is happening in a book or film
(Definition of narrator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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narratornoun [C]

us   /ˈnær·eɪ·t̬ər/
literature a person who tells a story, or a person who speaks during a film or television program not as an actor but to describe or discuss the pictures being shown: Michael Caine is the narrator in the documentary film.
(Definition of narrator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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