Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
documentary /'dɔkju'mentəri/
  • tính từ+ (documental)/,dɔkju'mentl/
    • (thuộc) tài liệu, (thuộc) tư liệu
      • documentary film: phim tài liệu
  • danh từ
    • phim tài liệu
Concise Dictionary
+a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
+relating to or consisting of or derived from documents
+emphasizing or expressing things as perceived without distortion of personal feelings, insertion of fictional matter, or interpretation

Advanced English Dictionary
noun, adjective
+ noun (plural documentaries) a film or a radio or television programme giving facts about sth: a television documentary about / on the future of nuclear power
+ adjective [only before noun]
1 consisting of documents: documentary evidence / sources / material
2 giving a record or report of the facts about sth, especially by using pictures, recordings, etc. of people involved: a documentary account of the Vietnam war + The film was given a documentary style by the director.
Collocation Dictionary


dramatized | fly-on-the-wall | film, radio, television/TV | controversial | science, wildlife, etc. | half-hour, hour-long, forty-minute, etc.


She has made a television documentary on poverty in our cities.
| film | show | see, watch


feature, film, programme, series


in a/the ~
There were some interesting interviews in the documentary.
| ~ about/on
a documentary about identical twins

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