emendation[ē′men dā′s̸hən, -mən-; also em′en-, -ən-]
emendation definition by Webster's New World
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- the act of emending
- correction or change made in a text, as in an attempt to restore the original reading
Origin: Middle English emendacioun ; from Classical Latin emendatio
emendation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- The act of emending.
- An alteration intended to improve: textual emendations made by the editor.
emendation - Legal Definition
The act of revising a document.