doc|u|men|ta|tion [ ,dakjumən`teıʃn ] noun uncount *
1. ) documents used for proving that something is true:
The insurance company claims that he failed to provide the relevant documentation.
2. ) written instructions about how to use a computer or computer program:
I am sending the software and documentation.

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