[dok-yuh-men-tuh-ree, -tree] /ˌdɒk yəˈmɛn tə ri, -tri/
[dok-yuh-men-tl] /ˌdɒk yəˈmɛn tl/ (Show IPA). pertaining to, consisting of, or derived from :
a documentary history of France.
Movies, Television. based on or re-creating an actual event, era, life story, etc., that purports to be factually accurate and contains no fictional elements:
a documentary life of Gandhi.
noun, plural documentaries.
Movies, Television. a documentary film, radio or television program, etc.
Also documental. consisting of, derived from, or relating to documents
presenting factual material with little or no fictional additions: the book gives a documentary account of the war
noun (pl) -ries
a factual film or television programme about an event, person, etc, presenting the facts with little or no fiction
c.1810, “pertaining to documents,” from document + -ary. Meaning “factual, meant to provide a record of something” is from 1926, from French film documentarie (1924). The noun (short for documentary film) is attested from 1935. Docudrama is a 1961 coinage.
/ˌnɒnˈdɒm/ noun 1. (informal) a nondomiciled person
[duh-mes-tik] /dəˈmɛs tɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the home, the household, household affairs, or the family: domestic pleasures. 2. devoted to home life or household affairs. 3. no longer wild; tame; : domestic animals. 4. of or relating to one’s own or a particular country as apart from other countries: domestic trade. 5. […]
/nɒnˈdɒmɪˌsaɪld/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or denoting a person who is not domiciled in his country of origin
[dom-uh-nuh nt] /ˈdɒm ə nənt/ adjective 1. ruling, governing, or controlling; having or exerting authority or influence: dominant in the chain of command. 2. occupying or being in a commanding or elevated position. 3. predominant; main; major; chief: Corn is the dominant crop of Iowa. 4. Genetics. of or relating to a dominant. 5. Music. […]