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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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revise, revised, revised standard version, revised version, revised version of the bible, revision, revisionary, revisionism, revisionist, revisit, revisory

Origin of revision

1605–15; < Late Latin revīsiōn- (stem of revīsiō), equivalent to Latin revīs(us) (see revise) + -iōn- -ion
SYNONYMS FOR revision
Related formsre·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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for revision

revision


n.

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.

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