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author's alteration

[ aw-therz awl-tuh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˈɔ θərz ˌɔl təˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun

a correction or change made in typeset copy that is not a correction of an error introduced by the compositor. Abbreviations: AA, A.A., a.a., aa

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