Definitions for emendationˌi mənˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌɛm ən-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•men•da•tionˌi mənˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌɛm ən-(n.)

  1. a correction or change, as in a text.

  2. the act of emending.

Origin of emendation:

1530–40; < L

e•men•da•to•ryɪˈmɛn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. emendation(noun)

    a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing

Wiktionary

  1. emendation(Noun)

    The act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement.

  2. emendation(Noun)

    Alteration by editorial criticism, as of a text so as to give a better reading; removal of errors or corruptions from a document.

    The book might be improved by judicious emendations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emendation(noun)

    the act of altering for the better, or correcting what is erroneous or faulty; correction; improvement

  2. Emendation(noun)

    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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