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Definition of chronicle verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

chronicle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈkrɒnɪkl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːnɪkl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they chronicle
BrE BrE//ˈkrɒnɪkl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːnɪkl//
 
he / she / it chronicles
BrE BrE//ˈkrɒnɪklz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːnɪklz//
 
past simple chronicled
BrE BrE//ˈkrɒnɪkld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːnɪkld//
 
past participle chronicled
BrE BrE//ˈkrɒnɪkld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːnɪkld//
 
-ing form chronicling
BrE BrE//ˈkrɒnɪklɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkrɑːnɪklɪŋ//
 
Writing and publishing
 
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chronicle something (formal) to record events in the order in which they happened Her achievements are chronicled in a new biography out this week. See related entries: Writing and publishing Word Origin Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French cronicle, variant of Old French cronique, via Latin from Greek khronika ‘annals’, from khronikos ‘of time’, from khronos ‘time’.
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