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emendate

[ ee-muhn-deyt, em-uhn-, ih-men-deyt ]
/ ˈi mənˌdeɪt, ˈɛm ən-, ɪˈmɛn deɪt /
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verb (used with object), e·men·dat·ed, e·men·dat·ing.

to emend (a text).

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Origin of emendate

1875–80; <Latin ēmendātus, past participle of ēmendāre.See emend, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM emendate

e·men·da·tor, noun
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