Definition of 'documentary'
Example sentences containing 'documentary'
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Money from the show will fund a documentary about bears. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The antiques industry wants the proof to be authentication by an expert rather than documentary evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)New evidence in this documentary suggests there were warnings after all. The Sun (2016)The military bootcamp is now such a familiar subject of documentaries and films that it has become its own entertainment genre. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This riveting two-part documentary follows her painstaking investigation. The Sun (2016)Because few people who make documentaries have a comparable rigour, imagination or dedication to those of the people who make fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A short documentary about volunteers in Syria who risk their lives to rescue civilians after airstrikes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'd love to make a documentary! The Sun (2017)This fly-on-the-wall documentary series follows London paramedics working on the frontline. The Sun (2016)I get terribly upset with people born 20 years after the war who make documentaries saying how it nearly went wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The present section provides a documentary account of this aspect. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)This documentary examines the evidence to determine what happened to the jet. The Sun (2015) Books and documentaries portrayed him as the victim of a miscarriage of justice. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Radio documentaries lie between reporting and pure imagination. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This week brings two documentaries with overlapping subjects. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ideal programme to schedule before a documentary about war crimes? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He regularly fronted current affairs programmes and documentaries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is documentary evidence that enemy boarders must have boarded the ship. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His career began to take off as a composer of radio and documentary films. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)These treatments are the subject of the documentary. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Please show it again to see how war documentaries should be made. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The chapter concludes with some documentary evidence on the relationship between factor abundance and the commodity structure of net trade. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)This book is the documentary proof. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is not a documentary programme. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This documentary was about men who worship women's muscles! The Sun (2007)They don't make documentaries like this any more. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The question hung unanswered: why make a documentary about a documentary strand? Times, Sunday Times (2015)If this was a documentary about fame, it was also one about mental illness. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He went from being a radio documentary maker into management, then an unusual career move. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This documentary follows the phenomena, as all manner of thirsty animals flock to the reborn area for a drink. The Sun (2012)They also maintained that the book and documentary had reduced support from the Portuguese people as they searched for their daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She featured in documentary films. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One particular incident I saw in a documentary film always springs to mind. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)Few people still make documentaries as they do, devoting years to reconstructing great historical moments in painstaking detail, talking to all the people involved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'documentary'
British English: documentary /ˌdɒkjʊˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ/ NOUN
A documentary is a radio or television programme or a film which provides factual information about a particular subject.
...a TV documentary on homelessness.
- American English: documentary
- Arabic: فِيلْمٌ وَثائِقِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: documentário
- Chinese: 纪录片
- Croatian: dokumentarac
- Czech: dokumentární film
- Danish: dokumentarprogram
- Dutch: documentaire
- European Spanish: documental
- Finnish: dokumentti
- French: documentaire
- German: Dokumentarfilm
- Greek: ντοκιμαντέρ
- Italian: documentario
- Japanese: ドキュメンタリー
- Korean: 다큐멘터리
- Norwegian: dokumentarfilm
- Polish: film dokumentalny
- European Portuguese: documentário
- Romanian: documentar
- Russian: документальная программа
- Spanish: documental
- Swedish: dokumentärfilm
- Thai: สารคดี
- Turkish: belgesel
- Ukrainian: документальний фільм
- Vietnamese: phim tài liệu
British English: documentary ADJECTIVE
Documentary evidence consists of things that are written down.
We have documentary evidence that they were planning military action.
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Definition of documentary from the Collins English Dictionary
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