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Meaning of EMENDATION

Pronunciation:  `eemun'deyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
 

EMENDATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: correction, rectification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em`en*da"tion\, n. [L. emendatio: cf. F.
['e]mendation.]
1. The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is
   erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement. ``He lies in
   his sin without repentance or emendation.'' --Jer. Taylor.

2. Alteration by editorial criticism, as of a text so as to
   give a better reading; removal of errors or corruptions
   from a document; as, the book might be improved by
   judicious emendations.

 

 

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