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[ noun dok-yuh-muhnt; verb dok-yuh-ment ]
/ noun ˈdɒk yə mənt; verb ˈdɒk yəˌmɛnt /
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noun

verb (used with object)

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Origin of document

1400–50; late Middle English (<Anglo-French ) <Latin documentum example (as precedent, warning, etc.), equivalent to doc- (stem of docēre to teach) + -u- (variant of -i--i- before labials) + -mentum-ment

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document

noun (ˈdɒkjʊmənt)

a piece of paper, booklet, etc, providing information, esp of an official or legal nature
a piece of text or text and graphics stored in a computer as a file for manipulation by document processing software
archaic evidence; proof

verb (ˈdɒkjʊˌmɛnt) (tr)

Word Origin for document

C15: from Latin documentum a lesson, from docēre to teach
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