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narrative meaning

EN[ˈnarətɪv]
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WNarrative
  • A narrative or story is any report of connected events, actual or imaginary, Narrative can be organized in a number of thematic and/or formal categories: non-fiction (e.g. Oral storytelling is perhaps the earliest method for sharing narratives.
  • NounPLnarrativesSUF-ative
    1. The systematic recitation of an event or series of events.
      1. That which is narrated.
        1. A representation of an event or story.
          1. Yes, there were instances of grandstanding and obsessive behaviour, but many were concealed at the time to help protect an aggressively peddled narrative of [Oscar] Pistorius the paragon, the emblem, the trailblazer.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore narrativeSUPmost narrative
        1. Telling a story.
          1. Overly talkative; garrulous.
            1. Of or relating to narration.
              1. the narrative thrust of a film
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • When people did participate in blat practice, they misrecognized their actions through narratives of friendship (Ledeneva 2003:12).
              • 2004 John H. Watson - Christians Observed: Narratives for Today's Church - Page 20
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • With its 135 flights across three decades, the space shuttle program is the same way — too vast, sprawling, complex and multipurposed to easily contain within any human narrative.

          Meaning of narrative for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "narrative" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Nouns
                • Countable nouns
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