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chronicle play

chron·i·cle play
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kron-i-kuh l pley]
    • /ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl pleɪ/
    • /ˈkrɒn.ɪ.kl̩ pleɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kron-i-kuh l pley]
    • /ˈkrɒn ɪ kəl pleɪ/

Definitions of chronicle play words

  • noun chronicle play a drama based on a historical subject 3
  • noun chronicle play a drama based on historical material, usually consisting of a series of short episodes or scenes arranged chronologically. 1

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Origin of chronicle play

First appearance:

before 1900
One of the 17% newest English words
First recorded in 1900-05

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Parts of speech for Chronicle play

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chronicle play popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chronicle play usage trend in Literature

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