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recension

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noun re·cen·sion \ri-ˈsen(t)-shən\

Definition of recension

  1. 1 :  a critical revision of a text

  2. 2 :  a text established by critical revision



Origin of recension

Latin recension-, recensio enumeration, from recensēre to review, from re- + censēre to assess, tax — more at censor


First Known Use: circa 1828

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