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I thought the plural of document is document itself. Which one is valid, document or documents?

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The plural is "documents".

There may be contexts where it is treated as a mass noun, and so has no plural; but I can't think of any.

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I'm not sure if you mean to use document as a noun or a verb. As a technical writer, I have written many documents. Not many document. In my department we conjugate the verb to document as I document, you document, he/she documents, we document, you document, they document

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