documents[ noun dok-yuh-muhnt; verb dok-yuh-ment ]SEE DEFINITION OF documents
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He stammered, saying that he had not seen any documents, which was true.
As I have told you, I have no precise information, I have seen no documents.
And all the documents concerning the business which falls to him come into my hands.
"Give them to me," he snapped, rudely snatching the bundle of documents from her hand.
He slipped from it a rubber band which held the documents together.
Well, have you all the documents ready, so that they can be published at any time?
He fumbled for a moment and brought forth a letter from his pile of documents.
"Ah, quite so," said the detective complacently, turning to his documents again.
It contained a number of documents relating to the transfer of the mine.
I knew the moment they missed the documents they would have the detectives on my track.
early 15c., "teaching, instruction," from Old French document (13c.) "lesson, written evidence," from Latin documentum "example, proof, lesson," in Medieval Latin "official written instrument," from docere "to show, teach" (see doctor (n.)). Meaning "something written that provides proof or evidence" is from early 18c. Related: Documents.
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