how to pronounce narration


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the above transcription of narration is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

narration is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of narration in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and also features narration from people …”

meanings of narration


  1. The act of recounting or relating in order the particulars of some action, occurrence, or affair; a narrating.
  2. That part of an oration in which the speaker makes his or her statement of facts.
  3. That which is narrated or recounted; an orderly recital of the details and particulars of some transaction or event, or of a series of transactions or events; a story or narrative.

narration frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word narration occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics narration can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that narration can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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