commentary

  • 1Commentary — Beschreibung Politisches Magazin Sprache Englisch Verlag Commentary Inc. Erstausgabe …

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  • 2Commentary — may refer to: Play by play commentary, describing sporting events on TV or radio colour commentary, supplementing play by play commentary with talk not directly about play Commentary or narration, the words in a documentary film Commentary… …

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  • 3COMMENTARY — COMMENTARY, magazine founded by the american jewish committee (AJC) in 1945 as a monthly journal of significant thought and opinion, Jewish affairs and contemporary issues. While its policies were consistent with the parent organization,… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 4Commentary — Com men*ta*ry, n.; pl. {Commentaries}. [L. commentarius, commentarium, note book, commentary: cf. F. commentaire. See {Comment}, v. i.] 1. A series of comments or annotations; esp., a book of explanations or expositions on the whole or a part of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5commentary — I noun analysis, annotation, clarification, comment, critique, discourse, discussion, dissertation, editorial, elucidation, exegesis, explanation, explication, exposition, illumination, illustration, interpretation, marginalia, notation, note,… …

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  • 6commentary — early 15c., from M.Fr. commentaire, or directly from L. commentarius notebook, annotation; diary, memoir, originally an adj., relating to comments, from commentum (see COMMENT (Cf. comment)). Originally in English as an adjective; noun sense by… …

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  • 7commentary — comment, *remark, observation, note, obiter dictum Analogous words: see those at COMMENT n …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8commentary — [n] analysis annotation, appreciation, comment, consideration, criticism, critique, description, discourse, exegesis, explanation, exposition, gloss, narration, notes, obiter dictum, observation, remark, review, treatise, voice over; concepts… …

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  • 9commentary — ► NOUN (pl. commentaries) 1) the expression of opinions or offering of explanations about an event or situation. 2) a broadcast spoken account of a sports match or other event as it happens. 3) a set of explanatory or critical notes on a text …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10commentary — [käm′ən ter΄ē] n. pl. commentaries [L commentarius, notebook, annotation < commentari: see COMMENT] 1. a series of explanatory notes or annotations, often forming a treatise on a text 2. a series of remarks or observations, usually connected… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11commentary — noun 1 on the radio/television ADJECTIVE ▪ brief ▪ live ▪ running (= continuous) ▪ She kept up a running commentary on the festivities. ▪ accompanying …

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  • 12commentary — [[t]kɒ̱məntri, AM teri[/t]] commentaries 1) N VAR A commentary is a description of an event that is broadcast on radio or television while the event is taking place. He gave the listening crowd a running commentary... That programme will include… …

    English dictionary

  • 13commentary — com|men|ta|ry [ˈkɔməntəri US ˈka:mənteri] n plural commentaries [U and C] 1.) a spoken description of an event, given while the event is happening, especially on the television or radio ▪ Commentary is by Tom Ferris. commentary on ▪ We ll be… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14commentary — n. 1) to give a commentary 2) a play by play, running commentary 3) (misc.) a sad commentary (on the world situation) * * * [ kɒmənt(ə)rɪ] running commentary a play by play to give a commentary (misc.) a sad commentary (on the world situation) …

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  • 15commentary — noun 1 (C) a spoken description of an event, given while the event is happening, especially on the television or radio: Stop shouting! I can t hear the baseball commentary. (+ on): Do they have a commentary on the parade? | running commentary (=a …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16commentary */ — UK [ˈkɒmənt(ə)rɪ] / US [ˈkɑmənˌterɪ] noun Word forms commentary : singular commentary plural commentaries 1) [countable/uncountable] a discussion of something such as an event or theory a commentary on aspects of seventh century English life… …

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  • 17commentary — commentarial /kom euhn tair ee euhl/, adj. /kom euhn ter ee/, n., pl. commentaries. 1. a series of comments, explanations, or annotations: a commentary on the Bible; news followed by a commentary. 2. an explanatory essay or treatise: a commentary …

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  • 18commentary — com|men|tar|y [ kamən,teri ] noun * 1. ) count a spoken description of an event or sports competition that is given as the event is happening, especially on radio or television 2. ) count or uncount a discussion of something such as an event or… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19commentary — noun 1) the soccer commentary Syn: narration, description, account, report, review 2) textual commentary Syn: explanation, elucidation, interpretation, exegesis, analysis; assessment …

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  • 20commentary — noun 1) the test match commentary Syn: narration, description, report, review, voice over 2) textual commentary Syn: explanation, elucidation, interpretation, analysis, assessment …

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