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One entry found for description.
Main Entry: de·scrip·tion
Pronunciation: di-primarystressskrip-shschwan
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English descripcioun "description," from early French descripcioun and Latin description-, descriptio (both, same meaning), from Latin describere "to describe," from de- "down" and scribere "to write" --related to SCRIBE
1 : an account of something; especially : an account that presents a picture to a person who reads or hears it
2 : 1SORT 1a, kind <people of every description>

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