Definition of drama-documentary in English:

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A television film based on real events.
Example sentences
  • It led news bulletins; the channel ran an hour-long documentary at 9pm and, a few months later, broadcast a two-hour drama-documentary in a prime-time slot.
  • Accompanying the drama-documentary, this programme presents the astonishing facts behind the Earth-shattering eruption of Krakatoa back in 1883.
  • Some relatives were in tears and too upset to talk, others were visibly emotional after watching the two-hour drama-documentary, to be broadcast on July 9.

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