Definition of edition
1a : the form or version in which a text is published a paperback edition the German editionb (1) : the whole number of copies published at one time (2) : a usually special issue of a newspaper (as for a particular day or purpose) Sunday edition international edition (3) : one of the usually several issues of a newspaper in a single day city edition late edition
2a : one of the forms in which something is presented this year's edition of the annual charity ballb : the whole number of articles of one style put out at one time a limited edition of collectors' pieces
Examples of edition in a Sentence
the latest edition of the software
The errors were corrected in the book's second edition.
Recent Examples of edition from the Web
A year and a half ago, however, for the 2016 edition, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, the calendar’s raison d’être took a sharp turn from prurience to pride.
The 37th edition of the King of the Bluegrass is set for December 19-23 at Fairdale High School.
Still, the process was a blast and the impressively tall rocket is a wonderful edition to our office.
Our recent podcasts also include a chat with Donovan Mitchell; a conversation with Pat Forde; and the Brian Bowen special edition.
Many of the pieces come from Carlson's personal collection from over the years, which includes items like first editions of the Jeeves & Wooster book series or the Japanese version of The Official Preppy Handbook.
Summerfest has been rocking Milwaukee's lakefront for 50 editions.
In honor of the French brand's silk squares 80th anniversary, Hermès has launched a series of pop-up orange laundromats where customers can either dip-dye their old scarves or buy limited edition ones inside.
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EDITION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of edition for English Language Learners
: a particular version of a book
: a particular version of a product
: all the copies of a book that are printed or published at one time
EDITION Defined for Kids
Definition of edition for Students
1 : the form in which a book is published a paperback edition
2 : the whole number of copies of a book, magazine, or newspaper published at one time the third edition
3 : one of several issues of a newspaper for a single day the evening edition
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