What does documentary mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. documentary, docudrama, documentary film, infotainment(adj)

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

  2. documentary, documental(adj)

    relating to or consisting of or derived from documents

  3. objective, documentary(adj)

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

    "objective art"

Wiktionary

  1. documentary(Noun)

    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. documentary(Adjective)

    of, related to, or based on documents.

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

  3. documentary(Adjective)

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

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

  4. documentary(Adjective)

    presented objectively without the insertion of fictional matter.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Documentary(adj)

    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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How to say documentary in sign language?

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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. Vijitha Herath:

    For most of the allegations we have documented proof. During the investigations, we will produce the documentary evidence for all the charges.

  2. Delaney Ruston:

    In the documentary, I look at a lot of families, including my own struggle to parent my teenagers, and I realize that the way to get them to co-opt into it is a lot different than what I had been doing.

  3. Rudy Giuliani:

    I have n’t talked to an on-duty The FBI agent, except for background checks, in a couple of years. That information he’s talking about came from retired The FBI agents who were speculating about what was going to go on. We knew it would blow up, what I was talking about in terms of surprise was a speech we were preparing for the president to give on the Friday before the election like Ronald Reagan did, we were going to probably buy it Election Day before, go on national television and we were going to hit Hillary on all of that stuff. I was as surprised as anyone. The FBI investigated The FBI, closed The FBI and I showed them documentary evidence of what I ’m saying.

  4. Ben Stiller:

    First of all, I don’t remember that happening, but I am sure it did, and then I heard that there was a documentary or something and she [was asked] ‘what do you think of Ben Stiller?’ And she said ‘lucky’ or something… So then the beef started.

  5. Spun Gold:

    I think everyone wants it to work because Prince Harry is adored around the world, he’s the little boy who lost his mother at 12. He was a slightly off the rails teenager who became a war hero fighting on the frontlines… We want the fairy tale, which has had some tragic lows across the last 30-40 years. The overriding message of the documentary is 'fingers crossed.' Meghan Markle with Prince Harry after their engagement announcement. (Reuters) But those in the documentary warned that this world is not without its pitfalls, Bullen said. You marry into a world that’s diamonds and furs and castles and servants and literally knights in shining armor. But it all comes with a price. Are you ready to pay that price?

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