the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
"it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"
revision, revisal, revise, rescriptnoun
the act of rewriting something
rewrite, revision, rescriptnoun
something that has been written again
"the rewrite was much better"
The act of revising.
A changed edition, or new version; a modification.
A story corrected or expanded by an author commissioned by the original writer.
a revision story
The looking back over of one's (previously learnt or written) notes in preparation for a test or examination.
All that last minute revision really paid off in the exam! I got top marks!
the act of revising; reexamination for correction; review; as, the revision of a book or writing, or of a proof sheet; a revision of statutes
that which is made by revising
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A re-examination for correction. Where an officer, who orders a court-martial, does not approve their proceedings, he may, by the custom of war, return them to the court for revision, and no additional evidence can be taken on such revision.—Hough.
The act and process of revising.
The revision period was easy simple and efficient.Submitted by MaryC on March 6, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'revision' in Nouns Frequency: #2458
The numerical value of revision in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of revision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
He doesn’t thereby canonize or dogmatize a scientific theory, which by its very nature is subject to falsification and revision, but it is within the pope’s competence and authority to call attention to our moral responsibilities and duties in the face of the best scientific theory out there, especially when the consequences of not doing so are serious or even drastic, and where silence could be interpreted as scandalous.
The global outlook has weakened further over the last six months so you can (deduce) from that there will be a slight revision (in the IMF estimates).
Any funding level below ... this submission will require revision to our defense strategy. And put simply, it will damage the national security of the country.
The lack of effective consultations and transparency in the revision process has contributed to a perception that the government is not serious about reforming the sector, improving its management and reducing corruption.
We think last week's print of just under 3.5 million is ripe for a dramatic upward revision, this week we look for another sizeable 4 million increase.
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- Überarbeitung, Wiederholung, RevisionGerman
- διασκευή, αναθεώρησηGreek
- tarkistus, tarkastusFinnish
- révision, modificationFrench
- sùil air ais, ath-sgrùdadhScottish Gaelic
- 復習, 복습Korean
- ревизия, пересмотр, переработка, пересмотренное и исправленное издание, повторение, исправлениеRussian
- sửa đổiVietnamese
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