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Definition: E-documents, an abbreviated term for electronic documents, are documents that exist only in electronic form such as data stored on a computer, network, backup, archive or other storage media. Examples of documents subject to e-discovery are e-mails, voicemails, instant messages, e-calendars, audio files, data on handheld devices, animation, metadata, graphics, photographs, spreadsheets, websites, drawings and other types of digital data.

Also Known As: Electronic documents, electronic data

Alternate Spellings: edocuments

Examples:
The plaintiff requested the defendant to turn over all of his e-documents, including the data on his Blackberry.
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