Definition of emendation
1 : the act or practice of emending
2 : an alteration designed to correct or improve
Examples of emendation in a Sentence
the governor's numerous emendations to the speechwriter's first draft left nary a sentence untouched
Recent Examples of emendation from the Web
Nor would any textual emendation be required to make the point.
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