Definition Of documentary


a movie or a television or radio program that provides a factual record or report.

In the last month he has been the subject of two television documentaries .

consisting of official pieces of written, printed, or other matter.

his book is based on documentary sources

Example Of documentary

  • documentary evidence

  • documentary film

  • Each year, the trust acknowledges the best documentary film-making from Britain and abroad.

  • Everything was drawn from primary research with living survivors and from documentary eyewitness accounts.

  • He belonged to the generation of broadcasters who saw documentary reporting as the highest possible calling.

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