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English definition of “narrative”

narrative

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈnærətɪv/ formal
a story or description of a series of eventsAccounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
(Definition of narrative from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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