A documentary is defined as a film or television program that is educational and tells a true story.(noun)
An example of a documentary is the An Inconvenient Truth, a movie about global warming.
The definition of documentary is a film or television program that shows a story or situation truthfully.(adjective)
An example of something documentary is evidence that proves someone's alibi during the time of a murder; documentary evidence.
See documentary in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. documentaries
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