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An account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment
“It can't decide whether it is a detective story, a love story or a historical epic.”
A plot or storyline
“The film's story is held together flimsily by a series of coincidences.”
A report of an item of news in a newspaper, magazine, or broadcast
“He did not find out about his dad's heroism until years later, when he read the story in a newspaper article.”
A piece of gossip
“Outside the official investigation, a different story began to circulate.”
A particular person's representation of the facts of a matter
“Jessie's story about the incident didn't quite fit with the evidence.”
Position with regard to conditions and circumstances
“We are still trying to figure out what the story is with the downturn in profitability.”
A fabricated narrative
“He invented some story about how he was cousins with Tom Cruise.”
A level within a tall building
“A car crashed into the second story of an office building this morning after the vehicle went airborne.”
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