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narrative

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noun nar·ra·tive \ˈner-ə-tiv, ˈna-rə-\

Simple Definition of narrative

  • : a story that is told or written

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of narrative

  1. 1 :  something that is narrated :  story, account

  2. 2 :  the art or practice of narration

  3. 3 :  the representation in art of an event or story; also :  an example of such a representation

narrative

adjective

narratively

adverb

Examples of narrative in a sentence

  1. He is writing a detailed narrative of his life on the island.

  2. People have questioned the accuracy of his narrative.



1567

First Known Use of narrative

1567


NARRATIVE Defined for Kids

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narrative

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noun nar·ra·tive \ˈner-ə-tiv\

Definition of narrative for Students

  1. :  something (as a story) that is told in full detail




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narrative

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adjective nar·ra·tive

Definition of narrative for Students

  1. :  having the form of a story <a narrative poem>





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