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doc·u·dra·ma

 (dŏk′yə-drä′mə, -drăm′ə)
n.
A television or movie dramatization of events based on fact.


doc′u·dram′a·tist (-drăm′ə-tĭst, -drä′mə-) n.

docudrama

(ˈdɒkjʊˌdrɑːmə)
n
(Broadcasting) a film or television programme based on true events, presented in a dramatized form

doc•u•dra•ma

(ˈdɒk yəˌdrɑ mə, -ˌdræm ə)

n.
a fictionalized drama, esp. a television film, based primarily on actual events.
[1960–65; docu (mentary) + drama]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.docudrama - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or eventdocudrama - a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
Translations
docufictiondocu-fiction
dokumentumjáték

docudrama

[ˈdɒkjʊˌdrɑːmə] Ndocudrama m

docudrama

[ˈdɒkjʊdrɑːmə] ndocudrame m

docudrama

nDokumentarspiel nt

docudrama

[dɒkjʊˈdrɑːmə] n (TV) → ricostruzione f filmata
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