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Definition of Description

Description

  1. The act of describing; a delineation by marks or signs.
  2. A sketch or account of anything in words; a portraiture or representation in language; an enumeration of the essential qualities of a thing or species.
  3. A class to which a certain representation is applicable; kind; sort.

Description Quotations

Voyeurism is a director's job description. It's an artist's, too.
Andy Warhol

There are people who are suffering beyond description. They are innocent people, they didn't bring this upon themselves. They are the victims of the sins of other people. And while it's hard to see, it's important to understand that these people exist.
Mia Farrow

The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

No pen can give an adequate description of the all-pervading corruption produced by slavery.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

A skilled worker, regardless of the job description, remains a treasure.
Madeleine M. Kunin
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Description Translations

description in Afrikaans is beskrywing
description in Danish is beskrivelse
description in Dutch is tafereel, schildering, beschrijving
description in German is Schilderung, Beschreibung
description in Italian is descrizione
description in Norwegian is beskrivelse, signalement
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