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Written account   /rˈɪtən əkˈaʊnt/   Listen
Written account

A written document preserving knowledge of facts or events.  Synonym: written record.

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"Written account" Quotes from Famous Books

... be the plain duty of this expert and uncorruptible person to furnish the unnecessary, but, nevertheless, very severe and self-opinionated Chang-ch'un with a written account of how the traitorous and deceptive Ling has endeavoured to break through the thirty-fourth vessel of the liquids to be consumed and not to be consumed," continued Wang with increased deliberation and an entire absence of attention to ...
— The Wallet of Kai Lung • Ernest Bramah

... great outer world beyond their palm-groves and rice-fields. There is nothing political in this pleasant little book, we are pleased to say, although we have drawn this political moral from it. It is a truthfully written account of native life in one of those 55,000 villages which dot the great district—a tract much larger than the British Isles—the daily existence of whose peaceful, and not altogether unhappy, population it is intended ...
— Tales of Ind - And Other Poems • T. Ramakrishna

... contemporary records have been published with regard to the settlements of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. But of the Loyalists who settled in Upper and Lower Canada there is hardly one who left behind him a written account of his experiences. The reason for this is that many of them were illiterate, and those who were literate were so occupied with carving a home for themselves out of the wilderness that they had neither time nor inclination for literary labours. Were it not for the state papers preserved in ...
— The United Empire Loyalists - A Chronicle of the Great Migration - Volume 13 (of 32) in the series Chronicles of Canada • W. Stewart Wallace

Words linked to "Written account" :   worksheet, minutes, rendering, paper trail, proceedings, version, record, police blotter, blotter, interlingual rendition, log, registry, dossier, minute book, register, timecard, translation, rap sheet, time sheet, copy, transactions, Domesday Book, note, transcript, charge sheet, statute book, day book, entry, casebook, chronology, Doomsday Book

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