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a. The act or an instance of the supplying of documents or supporting references or records.
b. The documents or references so supplied.
2. The collation, synopsizing, and coding of printed material for future reference.
3. Computers The organized collection of records that describe the structure, purpose, operation, maintenance, and data requirements for a computer program, operating system, or hardware device.

doc′u·men·ta′tion·al adj.


of or pertaining to documentation
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Literary works have served as eye-witnesses and documents of nation-states and as well as their extra-subjects: migrants, who might be statistically accounted for, but also "undocumented" residents, and refugees, who often exist in a documentational purgatory.
Documentational in nature and not written as a narrative, the materials, nonetheless, convey the intensity of the struggle to characterize the nature of Lyme disease and the desperate fight for proper diagnosis and treatment upon the outcome of which patients' very lives depended.
Tackling questions of evidence and faith THE risks inherent in cross-contamination are such that, for example, the murders attributed to Jack the Ripper stand more chance of achieving solution by way of evidence in documentational form than by DNA-type matter attached to any personal belongings closely relevant to the deceased women.
For a data-addict the likes of Yarmo, such caginess had the opposite of the desired effect and he had noticed a curious lack of the usual documentational intensity with respect to Elvis, like an artistically rendered black and white photograph, a gauziness that the photographer had purposely built into the composition.
Theoretical frameworks: instrumental and documentational approaches
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