Definition of “chronicle” - English Dictionary

“chronicle” in British English

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chroniclenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˈkrɑː.nɪ.kəl/

chronicleverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˈkrɑː.nɪ.kəl/
chronicler
noun [ C ] uk /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.klər/ us /ˈkrɑː.nɪ.klɚ/

(Definition of “chronicle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“chronicle” in American English

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chroniclenoun [ C ]

us /ˈkrɑn·ɪ·kəl/

a record of events in the order in which they happened:

This book is the most eloquent chronicle of an empire’s downfall that I have seen.
infml The diary, although a personal story, is really a chronicle of an important period of history.

chronicleverb [ T ]

us /ˈkrɑn·ɪ·kəl/

to make a record or tell the history of something:

His one-man show chronicles the life of Mark Twain.

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