redaction


re·dac·tion

noun \-ˈdak-shən\

Definition of REDACTION

1
:  an act or instance of redacting something
2
:  a work that has been redacted :  edition, version
re·dac·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Origin of REDACTION

French rédaction, from Late Latin redaction-, redactio act of reducing, compressing, from Latin redigere to bring back, reduce, from re-, red- re- + agere to lead — more at agent
First Known Use: 1785

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, referee

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