Origin of revision
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At its most simplified, the revision allows big players more access to insured deposits while making certain types of bets.How Naive is Elizabeth Warren?
December 18, 2014
Despite this revision, the Bosworth Field Visitor Center will remain in the village where it is, closer to the wrong site.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab
July 27, 2014
But it's still really bad, and the best we're hoping for in a revision is "lackluster".Walmart Customers Have Disappeared. Will They Take the Economy With Them?
February 19, 2013
To add to the audacity, the revision comes from a white scholar, Robert Jefferson Norrell.David's Book Club: Up From History
February 2, 2013
The Commerce Department raised the estimate for third-quarter growth in part because of a revision to business inventories.Why Wall Street Is Projecting Slower Growth
December 6, 2012
A matter of most pressing importance is the revision of the tariff.
It was not a revision of the serenata which he wrote at Naples, but an entirely new work.Handel
Edward J. Dent
The Vice-bailli then asked him for a revision of the verdict.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete
Duc de Saint-Simon
He had much in common with them, but he must first submit their ideas to criticism and revision.Sophist
In these Revision Courts every priest is an agent of the Separatist party.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
- the act or process of revising
- British the process of rereading a subject or notes on it, esp in preparation for an examination
- a corrected or new version of a book, article, etc
Word Origin and History for revision
1610s, "act of revising," from French révision, from Late Latin revisionem (nominative revisio) "a seeing again," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin revidere (see revise). Meaning "a product of revision" is from 1845.