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documentary

doc·u·men·ta·ry

documentary

 
pronunciation:
dak y men t ri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: based on or concerning written information given out by an authority.
She supported her claim with documentary evidence.
 
part of speech: noun
inflections: documentaries
definition: a film that explores real facts and events and often includes photographs or short videos of the events as they happened.
In social studies, we watched a documentary about the Civil War.
derivation: documentarily (adv.)
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  film