Meaning of “omniscient narrator” in the English Dictionary

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omniscient narratornoun [ C ]

/ɒmˌnɪs.i.ənt nəˈreɪ.tər/ /ɑːmˌnɪʃ.ənt ˈnær.eɪ.t̬ɚ/ specialized

the voice in which a story is written that is outside the story and knows everything about the characters and events in the story

(Definition of “omniscient narrator” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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omniscient narratornoun [ C ]

/ɑmˈnɪʃ·ənt ˈnær·eɪ·t̬ər/

literature the voice in which a story is written that is outside the story and that knows everything about the characters and events in the story

(Definition of “omniscient narrator” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)