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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nar·ra·tion /næˈreʃən, nə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 nar·ra·tion n.
 1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; a recital of certain events, usually in chronological order; rehearsal.
 2. That which is related; the relation in words or writing of the particulars of any transaction or event, or of any series of transactions or events; a narrative; story; history.
 3. Rhet. That part of a discourse which recites the time, manner, or consequences of an action, or simply states the facts connected with the subject.
 Syn: -- Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description; explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history. See Account.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence
           or course of events; presented in writing or drama or
           cinema or as a radio or television program; "his
           narrative was interesting"; "Disney's stories entertain
           adults as well as children" [syn: narrative, story,
      2: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a
         course of events; "his narration was hesitant" [syn: recital,
      3: (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the
         facts are set forth