Definition of docudrama in English:

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docudrama

Pronunciation: /ˈdäkyəˌdrämə/

noun

A dramatized television movie based on real events.
Example sentences
  • When real-life disasters hit, American movies tend to leave the hard work of analysis and healing to television docudramas, cable presentations and independent documentaries.
  • The documentary features and docudramas produced and telecast turned out to be immensely beneficial to the student community.
  • During the Science Film Festival, documentaries and docudramas on scientists and science-related subjects are being screened.

Origin

1960s: from docu- + drama.

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