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English definition of “documentation”

documentation

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌdɒkjəmenˈteɪʃən/
official or legal documents 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 rising default anxiety, loans are getting harder to obtain, with tighter documentation requirements.
the activity of recording facts relating to a particular subject: Auditors raised questions about the documentation of costs.
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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