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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdocumentarydoc‧u‧men‧ta‧ry1 /ˌdɒkjəˈmentəri◂ $ ˌdɑːk-/ ●●○ noun (plural documentaries) [countable]  AMa film or a television or radio programme that gives detailed information about a particular subjectdocumentary on/about A local film crew is making a documentary about volcanoes.see thesaurus at movie, programme
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documentaryA documentary on the interviews will run on Monday on the Turner Broadcasting System.It was time, as a city documentary of the period declared, to root the cancer out.Since it opened, the Centre has received much positive publicity, including a recent documentary on Channel Four.Filmmaker Mandy Jacobson was working on the documentary at the time and had run out of money.The documentary explores the success of a Jewish sect intent on keeping ancient traditions alive.He made a TV documentary about the flower children of the sixties.a fly-on-the-wall documentary about teenage pregnancymaking ... documentaryWe are not making a documentary - get him on side if you can.