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noun [C] uk   /ˈdɒk.jʊ.mənt/  us   /ˈdɑː.kjʊ-/
A2 a paper or set of papers with written or printed information, especially of an official type: official/confidential/legal documents They are charged with using forged documents.B1 a text that is written and stored on a computer: I'll send you the document by email.
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verb [T] uk   /ˈdɒk.jʊ.mənt/ /-ment/  us   /ˈdɑː.kjʊ-/
to record the details of an event, a process, etc.: His interest in cars has been well-documented (= recorded and written about) by the media.
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