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 for narration
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  narration \nar*ra"tion\, n. [L. narratio: cf. F. narration.]
     1. The act of telling or relating the particulars of an
        event; a recital of certain events, usually in
        chronological order; rehearsal.
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     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.
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     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.
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     Syn: Account; recital; rehearsal; relation; description;
          explanation; detail; narrative; story; tale; history.
          See Account.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  narration
      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, narration,
           story, tale]
      2: the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course
         of events; "his narration was hesitant" [syn: narration,
         recital, yarn]
      3: (rhetoric) the second section of an oration in which the
         facts are set forth

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "narration":
     account, anecdotage, anecdote, chronicle, chronicling, describing,
     description, detailing, epic, epos, narrative, portrayal, reading,
     recital, recitation, recording, recountal, recounting, rehearsal,
     relating, relation, report, retelling, revelation, review, saga,
     story, tale, tale-telling, telling, unfolding, yarn,
     yarn spinning
  
  

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