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narrator

nar·ra·tor (nar·ra·ter)

narrator (narrater)

 
pronunciation:
nae reI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person who tells a story.
definition 2: one who reads text or gives a running commentary accompanying a presentation or performance such as a play.
definition 3: a character or one who acts as a character in a play, novel, or the like and who describes and relates the action through asides, the first person, or the like.
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The word narrator contains the following parts:
narr Latin root that means tell, give an account of
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-ator Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix -ator turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns. It is a compound of -ate + -or.