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document


Document is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
document

Plural
documents

  1. A document is a written record, often official.
    They stopped her at the airport and checked all her documents.
    A number of Chinese documents from 1000 BCE were recently discovered.
    On March 28, 1990, the government published a document listing the companies which it intended to privatize.
  2. A document is a kind of computer text file.
    Can you send me that document by e-mail or fax?
    We should be able to edit your document using MS Word.

Verb[change]

Plain form
document

Third-person singular
documents

Past tense
documented

Past participle
documented

Present participle
documenting

  1. (transitive) If you document something, you make a record of it, usually in writing.
    It's important for newspaper reporters to be there to document the war.
    We have documented number cases in which he has broken company policy.