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emendation

noun

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a change designed to correct or improve a written work
  • the governor's numerous emendations to the speechwriter's first draft left nary a sentence untouched

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The first known use of emendation was in 1536

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“Emendation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/emendation. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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