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documentation All material that serves primarily to describe a system and make it more readily understandable, rather than to contribute in some way to the actual operation of the system. Documentation is frequently classified according to purpose; thus for a given system there may be requirements documents, design documents, and so on. In contrast to documentation oriented toward development and maintenance of the system, user documentation describes those aspects of the system that are of interest to end-users.

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doc·u·men·ta·tion / ˌdäkyəmenˈtāshən/ • n. 1. material that provides official information or evidence or that serves as a record: you will have to complete the relevant documentation. ∎  the written specification and instructions accompanying a computer program or hardware. 2. the process of classifying and annotating texts, photographs, etc.: she arranged the collection and documentation of photographs.

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