Origin of revision
Examples from the Web for revision
At its most simplified, the revision allows big players more access to insured deposits while making certain types of bets.
Despite this revision, the Bosworth Field Visitor Center will remain in the village where it is, closer to the wrong site.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it's still really bad, and the best we're hoping for in a revision is "lackluster".Walmart Customers Have Disappeared. Will They Take the Economy With Them?|Megan McArdle|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Commerce Department raised the estimate for third-quarter growth in part because of a revision to business inventories.
That number was revised up 57,000, and then with a second revision, the final number was 104,000 jobs created.Jobs Truthers Are Wrong: Unemployment Numbers Can’t Be Cooked|Matthew Zeitlin|October 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the House, by a large majority, refused even to compel the Home Secretary to detain the convict ship pending its revision.A Short History of English Liberalism|Walter Lyon Blease
This revision became the 'de facto' standard text for English speaking Catholics until the twentieth century.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
When it ended in crushing defeat, the United States exercised its rights of conquest to compel a revision of the treaty limits.The Last American Frontier|Frederic L. (Frederic Logan) Paxson
His second work was the "Singing Master's Assistant," an abridgment and revision of his first.The Standard Oratorios|George P. Upton
Fuller acquaintance may compel a revision of these original impressions.Practical Ethics|William DeWitt Hyde
British Dictionary definitions for revision
Word Origin and History for revision
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.