Origin of revision
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1. alteration, correction, emendation.
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- 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
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Word Origin and History for revisional
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.
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