edition

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noun edi·tion \i-ˈdi-shən\

Definition of edition

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 3 :  copy, version

Examples of edition in a Sentence

  1. the latest edition of the software

  2. The errors were corrected in the book's second edition.

Origin and Etymology of edition

Middle French, from Latin edition-, editio publication, edition, from edere to bring forth, publish, from e- + -dere to put or -dere (from dare to give) — more at do, date


First Known Use: 1555


EDITION Defined for English Language Learners

edition

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noun edi·tion \i-ˈdi-shən\

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

edition

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noun edi·tion \i-ˈdi-shən\

Definition of edition for Students

  1. 1 :  the form in which a book is published a paperback edition

  2. 2 :  the whole number of copies of a book, magazine, or newspaper published at one time the third edition

  3. 3 :  one of several issues of a newspaper for a single day the evening edition



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