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Definitions for documentary
ˌdɒk yəˈmɛn tə ri, -tri; ˌdɒk yəˈmɛn tldoc·u·men·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. documentary, docudrama, documentary film, infotainmentadjective

    a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event

  2. documentary, documentaladjective

    relating to or consisting of or derived from documents

  3. objective, documentaryadjective

    emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation

    "objective art"

Wiktionary

  1. documentarynoun

    A film, TV program, publication etc. which presents a social, political, scientific or historical subject in a factual or informative manner.

    Etymology: From adjective and (hence) noun documentaire, from document, from documentum.

  2. documentaryadjective

    of, related to, or based on documents.

    Etymology: From adjective and (hence) noun documentaire, from document, from documentum.

  3. documentaryadjective

    which serves to document (record and:or illustrate) a subject.

    Etymology: From adjective and (hence) noun documentaire, from document, from documentum.

  4. documentaryadjective

    presented objectively without the insertion of fictional matter.

    Etymology: From adjective and (hence) noun documentaire, from document, from documentum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Documentaryadjective

    pertaining to written evidence; contained or certified in writing

Freebase

  1. Documentary

    Documentary films constitute a broad category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record. A 'documentary film' was originally shot on film stock—the only medium available—but now includes video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made as a television program or released for screening in cinemas. "Documentary" has been described as a "filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception" that is continually evolving and is without clear boundaries.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of documentary in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of documentary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of documentary in a Sentence

  1. The BBC:

    This harrowing documentary, made with the full support and cooperation of the victim’s parents, provides a revealing insight into a horrific crime that sent shockwaves around the world and led to protests across India demanding changes in attitudes towards women, the film handles the issue responsibly, and we are confident the program fully complies with our editorial guidelines.

  2. Marlon Jackson:

    Thats all were worried about is just facts, the facts, which are public record, tell a totally different story than what this documentary talks about.

  3. Chris Smith:

    His condition has not improved since ; he has not regained consciousness, his wife, Yevgenia, said in an e-mail to RFE/RL and other media outlets. Kara-Murza’s father, a prominent journalist, told Russian media Thursday that the situation appears to be more serious than we thought. His lungs are being artificially ventilated, he is connected to 10 devices. Related ImageExpand / ContractKara-Murza,( l.), is an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, as was his ally, Boris Nemtsov,( r.). , who was gunned down near the Kremlin in February. ( Reuters) Kara-Murza's father is a journalist with RFE/RL’s Russian Service. The activist's family was stopped short of raising public questions about whether foul play was involved. There is no criminal case so far, none has been opened because he is simply a normal patient who arrived at a Moscow hospital by ambulance. That’s his status, nothing more, his father told a radio station. Our task right now is to bring him to a normal trajectory of recuperation. We ’ll establish the cause [ of the illness ] later. Open Russia was founded by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, an oil oligarch and Kremlin opponent who lives in Switzerland after Mikhail Khodorkovsky was pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2013 following 10 years in prison. Open Russia's new documentary accuses Kadyrov, a former rebel fighter who joined forces with the Kremlin in 2000, of participating in murders and torture in the North Caucasus republic. Related ImageExpand / ContractChechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was accused of torture and murder in the new documentary. ( Reuters) Both the Kremlin and Kadyrov have denied involvement in the killing of Boris Nemtsov, although Kadyrov praised the main suspect in the case, a former Chechen police officer, as a.

  4. Meghan Markle:

    I'd seen this documentary on Netflix about feminism and one of the things they said during pregnancy was 'I feel the embryonic kicking of feminism,' i love that. So boy or girl or whatever it is, we hope that that's the case, with our little bump.

  5. Oprah Winfrey:

    I have decided that I will no longer be executive producer on the untitled Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering documentary and it will not air on Apple TV+, first and foremost, I want it to be known that I unequivocally believe and support the women. Their stories deserve to be told and heard. In my opinion, there is more work to be done on the film to illuminate the full scope of what the victims endured, and it has become clear that the filmmakers and I are not aligned in that creative vision. The statement continued:.

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