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document

doc·u·ment

document

 
 
pronunciation:
dak y mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a written or printed paper that gives information or proof of something. Licenses and passports are kinds of documents.
synonyms:
paper
similar words:
license, permit, record
definition 2: a file made with a word processor. Documents can contain text, pictures, charts, and sounds.
Word Parts
The word document contains the following parts:
doc Latin root that means teach
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.