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revision

[ ri-vizh-uhn ]
/ rɪˈvɪʒ ən /
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noun

the act or work of revising.
a process of revising.
a revised form or version, as of a book.

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Origin of revision

1605–15; <Late Latin revīsiōn- (stem of revīsiō), equivalent to Latin revīs(us) (see revise) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM revision

re·vi·sion·al, re·vi·sion·ar·y, adjectivenon·re·vi·sion, nounpre·re·vi·sion, nounpro·re·vi·sion, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for revision

revision
/ (rɪˈvɪʒən) /

noun

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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