"narrative present" meaning in English

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Noun

Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} narrative present (uncountable)
  1. (grammar) The historical present tense. Tags: uncountable Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-narrative_present-en-noun-517JHzIz Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

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