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noun description pronunciation in British English /dɪˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n/
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  1. [countable] a statement about what someone or something is like
    a brief description of the area
    give/provide/issue a description (of): Barry was unable to give the police a description of his attacker.
    Police have issued a description of the bomber.
    accurate/detailed description: We need you to provide an accurate description of the situation.
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    1. a.
      [uncountable] the process of saying what someone or something is like
      the child’s powers of description

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