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Definition 1: a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event - [noun denoting communication]

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(documentary is a kind of ...) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

"they went to a movie every Saturday night" "the film was shot on location"

Definition 2: relating to or consisting of or derived from documents - [adjective denoting pert]

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Definition 3: (of film, television, radio, or photography) depicting a real-life event using images or interviews with people involved in the event - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(documentary is similar to ...) being or occurring in fact or actuality; having verified existence; not illusory

"real objects" "real people; not ghosts" "a film based on real life" "a real illness" "real humility" "Life is real! Life is earnest!"

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