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Meaning of “documentation” in the English Dictionary

"documentation" in British English

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documentationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdɒk.jʊ.menˈteɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌdɑː.kjʊ-/
pieces of ​papercontainingofficialinformation: Passengers without the ​correct documentation (= ​officialpapers saying who they are) will not be ​allowed to ​travel. the ​instructions for using a ​computerdevice or ​program
(Definition of documentation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"documentation" in American English

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documentationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌdɑk·jə·menˈteɪ·ʃən/
officialpapers, or written ​material that ​providesproof of something writing Documentation is also the ​process of ​providingproof for the things you write about and naming the ​texts that you use.
(Definition of documentation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"documentation" in Business English

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documentationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdɒkjəmenˈteɪʃən/
official or ​legaldocuments that are needed in ​order to prove something: provide/produce documentation Many ​lenders are now ​requiring borrowers to ​provide documentation of their ​income. additional/further/​supporting documentation Amid ​risingdefault anxiety, ​loans are getting ​harder to obtain, with ​tighter documentation ​requirements.
the ​activity of ​recording facts ​relating to a particular ​subject: Auditors ​raisedquestions about the documentation ofcosts.
instructions that tell you how to use a ​piece of ​equipment: technical documentation
(Definition of documentation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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