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Definition of Commentary

Commentary

  1. A series of comments or annotations; esp., a book of explanations or expositions on the whole or a part of the Scriptures or of some other work.
  2. A brief account of transactions or events written hastily, as if for a memorandum; -- usually in the plural; as, Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic War.

Commentary Quotations

The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Music is always a commentary on society.
Frank Zappa

If there are three words that need to be used more in American journalism, commentary, politics, personal life... it's the magic words 'I don't know.'
P. J. O'Rourke

I know quite a few fellow members of the news analysis and commentary business, and I have it from the highest-placed sources, on the record, that each and every one of our children is a genius.
P. J. O'Rourke

Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue. Anthropological Commentary The opposite of a trivial truth is false; the opposite of a great truth is also true.
Niels Bohr
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Commentary Translations

commentary in Dutch is nabeschouwing
commentary in German is Kommentar
commentary in Italian is relazione
commentary in Swedish is kommentar

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