revision

noun
re·​vi·​sion | \ ri-ˈvi-zhən How to pronounce revision (audio) \

Definition of revision

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

Other Words from revision

revisionary \ ri-​ˈvi-​zhə-​ˌner-​ē How to pronounce revision (audio) \ adjective

Examples of revision in a Sentence

This edition is filled with revisions. A revision of the theory will be necessary. They made revisions to the book. The teacher gave me some suggestions for revision. This is the original version, not the revision. Here is my revision of the paragraph.
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Recent Examples on the Web Latino leaders decry new map Revision after revision, concerns about Latino and Hispanic representation across the city have been raised by advocates and local officials alike. Vanessa Swales, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Jan. 2022 But that seemingly small 0.2 percentage point revision includes some major national nose-dives. Washington Post, 12 Jan. 2022 The update came after the CDC’s revision on quarantine and isolation guidance for health care workers. Fox News, 10 Jan. 2022 Prohibit districts from challenging board of revision decisions to the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals. cleveland, 9 Jan. 2022 The two met repeatedly during the fall to tackle issues including global tax revision and breathing life back into the moribund World Trade Organization. Daniel Michaels, WSJ, 5 Jan. 2022 The official newspaper of China’s Supreme Court explicitly tied the new three-child policy to the revision, which would codify prohibitions on employers’ asking women about their marital status or plans to have children. New York Times, 2 Jan. 2022 The official newspaper of China’s Supreme Court explicitly tied the new three-child policy to the revision, which would codify prohibitions on employers asking women about their marital status or plans to have children. Vivian Wang, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Jan. 2022 And school districts have the right to formally challenge property owners who might be trying to bamboozle the boards of revision. cleveland, 1 Jan. 2022

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First Known Use of revision

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of revision was in 1611

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17 Jan 2022

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“Revision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revision. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for revision

revision

noun

English Language Learners Definition of revision

: 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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