errata

noun
er·​ra·​ta | \ e-ˈrä-tə How to pronounce errata (audio) , -ˈrā-, -ˈra- \

Definition of errata

: a list of errors in a printed work discovered after printing and shown with corrections also : a page bearing such a list The publisher should include with the book an errata sheet, as is customary with publishers specializing in quantitative methods. — Susan M. Elshaw-Thrall

Examples of errata in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The report is more than 800 pages, and there is a 20-page errata to the report which shows corrections made to the original. CNN, 26 Aug. 2021 By the end of the century, readers were wading through a flood of cheap errata from afar—mostly of war, crime, fires, and floods. Evan Osnos, The New Yorker, 9 Nov. 2020 Although brief, the prefaces of the first two editions and an errata page are written in a distinctive (and often complaining) voice. Keith Stavely And Kathleen Fitzgerald, Smithsonian, 12 Jan. 2018 Although brief, the prefaces of the first two editions and an errata page are written in a distinctive (and often complaining) voice. Keith Stavely And Kathleen Fitzgerald, Smithsonian, 12 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of errata

1573, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for errata

Latin, plural of erratum

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“Errata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/errata. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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