emendation

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noun emen·da·tion \ˌē-ˌmen-ˈdā-shən; ˌe-mən-, e-ˌmen-\

Definition of emendation

  1. 1 :  the act or practice of emending

  2. 2 :  an alteration designed to correct or improve

Examples of emendation in a Sentence

  1. the governor's numerous emendations to the speechwriter's first draft left nary a sentence untouched

1536

First Known Use of emendation

1536



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