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English

Etymology

From Middle French document.

Pronunciation

  • (noun)
    • (RP): dŏ'kyo͝omənt, ˈdɒkjʊmənt, /"dQkjUm@nt/
    • (US): dä'kyo͝omənt, ˈdɑkjʊmənt, /"dAkjUm@nt/
  • (verb)
    • (RP): dŏ'kyo͝omĕnt, ˈdɒkjʊmɛnt, /"dQkjUmEnt/
    • (US): dä'kyo͝omĕnt, ˈdɑkjʊmɛnt, /"dAkjUmE@nt/
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Noun

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Singular
document

Plural
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document ({{{1}}})
  1. An original or official paper relied upon as the basis, proof, or support of anything else, including any writing, book, or other instrument conveying information pertinent to such proof or support. Any material substance on which the thoughts of men are represented by any species of conventional mark or symbol.
  2. (obsolete) That which is taught or authoritatively set forth; precept; instruction; dogma.
  3. (obsolete) An example for instruction or warning.

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Verb

Infinitive
to document

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to document (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To record in documents.
    He documented each step of the process as he did it, which was good when the investigation occurred.
  2. To furnish with documents or papers necessary to establish facts or give information.
    A ship should be documented according to the directions of law.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] documentum.

Noun

document m. (plural documents)

  1. document

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