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documentary

adjective [before noun]     /ˌdɒk.jʊˈmen.tər.i/ US  /ˌdɑː.kjəˈmen.t̬ɚ-/
in the form of documents: Human rights campaigners have discovered documentary evidence of torture.Proving and disproving giving facts and information about a subject in the form of a film or television or radio programme: Most of her films have a documentary style.True, real, false, and unreal
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