Meaning of “running commentary” in the English Dictionary

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"running commentary" in British English

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running commentarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˌrʌn.ɪŋ ˈkɒm.ən.tər.i/ us /ˌrʌn.ɪŋ ˈkɑː.mən.ter.i/

a description of an event, usually a sports event, given at the same time as it happens

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