- to put into suitable literary form; revise; edit.
- to draw up or frame (a statement, proclamation, etc.).
- to hide or remove (confidential parts of a text) before publication or distribution, or to examine (a text) for this purpose: The account number has been redacted from the top of the statement.
Origin of redact
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Examples from the Web for redactional
The redactional insertion displaced it in one recension and led to its mutilation in the other.
- to compose or draft (an edict, proclamation, etc)
- to put (a literary work, etc) into appropriate form for publication; edit
C15: from Latin redigere to bring back, from red- re- + agere to drive
Word Origin and History for redactional
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