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story

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈstɔːri/
DESCRIPTION A2 a description of a series of real or imaginary events which is intended to entertain people: a horror/detective story the story of the revolution Tell us a story, Grandpa. She reads stories to the children every night.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
REPORT a report in a newspaper, magazine, or news programme: Today's main story is the hurricane in Texas.Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingMedia in general
EXPLANATION an explanation of why something happened, which may not be true: Did he tell you the same story about why he was late?Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
BUILDING US spelling of storeyFloors and parts of floors
(Definition of story from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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