Definition of narration noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//nəˈreɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//nəˈreɪʃn//
    ; BrE BrE//næˈreɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//næˈreɪʃn//
    (formal) Film plots, Elements of a story
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the act or process of telling a story, especially in a novel, a film/movie or a play The novel constantly switches between first-person and third-person narration. See related entries: Film plots
  2. 2[countable] a description of events that is spoken during a film/movie, a play, etc. or with music He has recorded the narration for the production. See related entries: Elements of a story
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: narration