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Documents and types of document

annual report

noun

a document that gives details of the financial activities of a company or other organization over the past year

blue book

noun

an official document containing information on a particular subject that is published by the British government

certificate

noun

an official document or record stating that particular facts are true. For example a birth certificate gives the official facts about your birth and a health certificate gives the facts about your state of health.

charter

noun

an official document describing the aims, rights, or principles of an organization

charter

noun

a document describing the rights of citizens in a particular group or situation

company report

noun

a report that gives detailed information about what a company has done and how successful it has been

concept statement

noun

a short official statement about the purpose of a project

confidentiality agreement

noun

an agreement in which a person or organization that has important information about the activities of another organization promises not to give it to anyone else

consent form

noun

a document that someone signs to show that they will allow something to happen

document

noun

a piece of paper or a set of papers containing official information

dossier

noun

a set of documents about a person or situation

draft

noun

something such as a plan, letter, or drawing that may have changes made to it before it is finished

fact sheet

noun

a piece of paper that gives all the important information about something

file

noun

a set of papers, documents, or records that you keep because they contain information

form

noun

an official document that has spaces where you can put in information

Green Paper

noun

a document published by the government of the UK or Canada that gives details of proposals so that they can be discussed before new laws are made

guarantee

noun

a document containing a guarantee

ID

noun

a document that gives the details of your name, address, and date of birth, sometimes with a photograph

ID card

noun

an identity card

identification

noun

something that proves who you are, especially a document with your name and a photograph

identity card

noun

an official document or card that shows who you are

invitation to tender

noun

a formal invitation to a small number of suppliers to make a detailed proposal for completing a particular piece of work

leaflet

noun

a printed sheet of paper, usually folded, that is provided free and gives information about something

letter of agreement

noun

a document that states what has been agreed between two people or organizations

mailing

noun

a letter, card, parcel etc sent as part of a mailing

mailshot

noun

a letter or advertisement sent to many people at the same time

master

noun

a document, photograph, recording etc from which copies are made

nondisclosure agreement

noun

an agreement that employees who have just joined a company, or who are just about to leave a company, often have to sign, not to tell anyone any secret information relating to their employer

note

noun

a short official document, especially one that you sign

notice

noun

an official document containing a warning, instructions, or information about something

palimpsest

noun

a very old document that writing was removed from and the surface written on again. Sometimes the older writing on a palimpsest can still be read.

papyrus

noun

a document written on papyrus

parchment

noun

an old document written on parchment

petition

noun

a document signed by many people that asks someone in authority to do something

planner

noun

a document or computer program that you can use for planning something

position paper

noun

a document produced by an organization, especially a political organization, that gives its opinion on something

pro forma

noun

a standard document with questions or information on it

programme

noun

a document that tells you what will happen in a performance or event

registration document

noun

an official document that gives details of a vehicle and its owner

report

noun

a spoken or written account that gives information about a particular subject, situation, or event

report

noun

an official document on a particular subject, often made by a group of people after studying a problem or situation carefully

rolling contract

noun

a contract that continues automatically unless someone decides to end it

rough

noun

a piece of writing or a drawing that is not finished

screed

noun

a long boring speech or piece of writing

submission

noun

a document that you formally give to someone who will make a decision about it

tender

noun

a formal written offer to provide goods or services for a particular price

text

noun

a written record of the words of a speech, lecture, programme, or play

top copy

noun

the original written or typed document, not any of the copies made from it

transcription

noun

a conversation, speech, or interview in written form

travelogue

noun

a film, broadcast, or piece of writing that describes someone’s experiences while travelling

typescript

noun

a document that has been typed

vignette

noun

a short but interesting piece of writing or section of a film

working paper

noun

a report about a particular subject that is written in order to provide information for a discussion, rather than one that provides information that will not change

wordle

noun

a piece of text arranged in an image that shows how frequently different words are used in the text. The most frequently used words appear in the largest letters.

transliteration

noun

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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