revision

noun re·vi·sion \ ri-ˈvi-zhən \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of revision

1 a : an act of revising
b : a result of revising : alteration
2 : a revised version

revisionary

play \ri-ˈvi-zhə-ˌner-ē\ adjective

Examples of revision in a Sentence

  1. This edition is filled with revisions.

  2. A revision of the theory will be necessary.

  3. They made revisions to the book.

  4. The teacher gave me some suggestions for revision.

  5. This is the original version, not the revision.

  6. Here is my revision of the paragraph.

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First Known Use of revision

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in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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REVISION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of revision for English Language Learners

  • : a change or a set of changes that corrects or improves something

  • : a new version of something : something (such as a piece of writing or a song) that has been corrected or changed

  • : study of information that was studied before



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