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I actually think that 'States of Union' will be a lifelong endeavor for me. It won't take up all my energy as it has in recent years, but I imagine that I will always continue to add to the body of work - the project of documentation will never be entirely complete.
Alix Smith

Meaning of "documentation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DOCUMENTATION

documentation  [ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DOCUMENTATION

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preposition
conjunction
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exclamation
Documentation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DOCUMENTATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Documentation

Documentation is a set of documents provided on paper, or online, or on digital or analog media, such as audio tape or CDs. Example are user guides, white papers, on-line help, quick-reference guides. It is becoming less common to see paper documentation. Documentation is distributed via websites, software products, and other on-line applications. Professionals educated in this field are termed documentalists. This field changed its name to information science in 1968, but some uses of the term documentation still exists and there have been efforts to reintroduce the term documentation as a field of study.

Definition of documentation in the English dictionary

The first definition of documentation in the dictionary is the act of supplying with or using documents or references. Other definition of documentation is the documents or references supplied. Documentation is also the furnishing and use of documentary evidence, as in a court of law.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DOCUMENTATION


accreditation
əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən
adaptation
ˌædəpˈteɪʃən
alimentation
ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən
citation
saɪˈteɪʃən
consultation
ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən
excitation
ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃən
expectation
ˌɛkspɛkˈteɪʃən
hesitation
ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən
implementation
ˌɪmplɪmenˈteɪʃən
interpretation
ɪnˌtɜːprɪˈteɪʃən
invitation
ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən
limitation
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən
meditation
ˌmɛdɪˈteɪʃən
orientation
ˌɔːrɪɛnˈteɪʃən
presentation
ˌprɛzənˈteɪʃən
rehabilitation
ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən
representation
ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃən
reputation
ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən
rotation
rəʊˈteɪʃən
transportation
ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DOCUMENTATION

docudrama
document
document case
document imaging
document reader
documentable
documental
documentalist
documentarian
documentaries
documentarily
documentarise
documentarist
documentarize
documentary
documentary evidence
documentary film
documentary letter of credit
documentational
documenter

WORDS THAT END LIKE DOCUMENTATION

action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
duration
education
evaluation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of documentation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «documentation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENTATION

Find out the translation of documentation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of documentation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «documentation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

文件资料
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

documentación
570 millions of speakers

English

documentation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रलेखन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَوْثِيق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

документация
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

documentação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডকুমেন্টেশন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

documentation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dokumentasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dokumentation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ドキュメンテーション
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

문서화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dokumentasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bộ tài liệu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆவணங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दस्तऐवजीकरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

belgeleme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

documentazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dokumentacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

документація
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

documentație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τεκμηρίωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dokumentasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

dokumentation
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dokumentasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of documentation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DOCUMENTATION»

The term «documentation» is very widely used and occupies the 4.141 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DOCUMENTATION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «documentation» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «documentation» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about documentation

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10 QUOTES WITH «DOCUMENTATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word documentation.
1
Marina Abramovic
From the very early stage when I started doing performance art in the '70s, the general attitude - not just me, but also my colleagues - was that there should not be any documentation, that the performance itself is artwork and there should be no documentation.
2
Shelley Berkley
I cannot understand for the life of me why DOE is going forward with this licensing procedure when we do not know whether or not the scientific documentation upon which you are basing your decisions is, in fact, flawed.
3
Ben Goldacre
More academics should blog, post videos, post audio, post lectures, offer articles and more. You'll enjoy it: I've had threats and blackmail, abuse, smears and formal complaints with forged documentation.
4
Alberto Gonzales
There are, for example, exemptions in FOIA in which the government can withhold certain kinds of information, and the courts have recognized that there is certain documentation that do deserve protection, that certain privileges do apply and do deserve protection.
5
Hans Hofmann
Art is to me the glorification of the human spirit, and as such it is the cultural documentation of the time in which it is produced.
6
Diane Keaton
I'm a hoarder. For me, documentation has always been key, and I've kept everything from my past.
7
V. S. Naipaul
All the details of the life and the quirks and the friendships can be laid out for us, but the mystery of the writing will remain. No amount of documentation, however fascinating, can take us there.
8
Adam Osborne
The guy who knows about computers is the last person you want to have creating documentation for people who don't understand computers.
9
Stacy Schiff
The desk thing is a problem for me. The ideal one would be vast and perfectly clear. Yet the bane of the biographical existence is paper; if you're 'an artist under oath' you're writing from a mountain of documentation.
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Alix Smith
I actually think that 'States of Union' will be a lifelong endeavor for me. It won't take up all my energy as it has in recent years, but I imagine that I will always continue to add to the body of work - the project of documentation will never be entirely complete.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DOCUMENTATION»

Discover the use of documentation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to documentation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Managing your documentation projects
Practical, authoritative, and the first comprehensive guide to managing every phase of your publication project… The only book devoted exclusively to technical publication project management, Managing Your Documentation Projects arms you ...
JoAnn T. Hackos, 1994
2
Documentation
This full-color handbook is a quick-reference guide to all aspects of documentation for every nursing care situation.
‎2007
3
Export/Import Procedures and Documentation
This comprehensive answer book supplies readers with a clear view of the entire process, explaining the ins and outs of shipping and insurance; currency exchange; dealing with banks; contracts; customs; and transportation.
Thomas E. JOHNSON, Donna L. BADE, 2010
4
Engineering Documentation Control Practices & Procedures
;This work is intended for mechanical, computer, design, manufacturing and civil engineers; program, purchasing and documentation and production control managers; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate and continuing-education students in ...
Elaine Monahan, 1995
5
Physical Therapy Documentation: From Examination to Outcome
This text will allow the student or clinician to produce quality documentation consistent with current standards of practice.
Mia Erickson, Mia L. Erickson, Rebecca McKnight, 2008
6
Documentation Basics: A Guide for the Physical Therapist ...
The new Second Edition of Documentation Basics: A Guide for the Physical Therapist Assistant continues the path of teaching the student and clinician documentation from A to Z. Mia Erickson and Rebecca McKnight have updated this Second ...
Mia Erickson, Mia L. Erickson, Rebecca McKnight, 2012
7
What is Documentation?: English Translation of the Classic ...
' This book relates her fascinating story and includes the first English translation of Briet's manifesto on the nature of documentation, a 48-page pamphlet, which sought to push the boundaries of the field beyond texts to include any ...
Suzanne Briet, Ronald E. Day, Hermina G. B. Anghelescu, 2006
8
Maintenance Systems and Documentation
This is one of three stand-alone volumes designed to provide maintenance professionals in any sector with a better understanding of maintenance management, enabling the identification of problems and the delivery of effective solutions. * ...
Anthony Kelly, 2006
9
Engineering Documentation Control Handbook: Configuration ...
In this new edition of his widely-used Handbook, Frank Watts, widely recognized for his significant contributions to engineering change control processes, provides a thoroughly practical guide to the implementation and improvement of ...
Frank B. Watts, 2011
10
Agile Documentation: A Pattern Guide to Producing ...
Straightforward advice will help you to judge: What details should be left in and what left out When communication face-to-face would be better than paper or online How to adapt the documentation process to the requirements of individual ...
Andreas Rüping, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DOCUMENTATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term documentation is used in the context of the following news items.
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BGL partners with SMSF documentation provider
SMSF software provider BGL has integrated a trust documentation service into its BGL CAS software which will enable users to access ... «SMSF Adviser, Jul 15»
2
Nhava Sheva users pressed to automate cargo documentation
The new directive followed an action by the port administration in February last year allowing truckers to file documentation electronically for the ... «JOC.com, Jul 15»
3
Clinical Documentation Improvement Vital for Patient Care
Clinical documentation improvement programs lie at the heart of quality patient care and should accurately show a patient's clinical status as ... «EHRIntelligence.com, Jul 15»
4
Clerics for linking alms collection with govt permission …
In the prevailing security environment, he said, extreme care was required while giving alms and donations, saying documentation of the ... «Pakistan Observer, Jul 15»
5
Sag Harbor Resident Hopes Documentation Can Bring More …
Mia Grosjean is making it a mission to ensure that Sag Harbor officials know more about the village's historic district so they can better protect it. «27east.com, Jul 15»
6
"Je reste Charlie": Axel Springer Academy Launches Multimedia …
"Je reste Charlie": Axel Springer Academy Launches Multimedia Documentation Project on Terror and the Fight for Freedom. BERLIN, July 6 ... «Canada NewsWire, Jul 15»
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Tribal medicinal practices - Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth …
New Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI) The Ministry of Tribal Affairs will undertake documentation of tribal medicinal practices in keeping with an idea mooted by ... «Niticentral, Jul 15»
8
Farmers to receive documentation of USDA services
“If you visit our office, you'll receive documentation of services requested and provided,” said Swenson. “It's part of our mission to provide ... «High Plains Journal, Jul 15»
9
5 Steps to Flawless Documentation and Job Manuals
Workflow documentation can dramatically help individuals and teams work faster, smarter and more efficiently. Job manuals also help ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
5 tips for translating documentation
Writing documentation can have a way of getting into your blood, so that you think about it quite a bit, play with some ideas, start various new ... «opensource.com, Jul 15»

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