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A version was approved for airline use in 2007—but no airline has adopted it.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So I remember when Altman won the prize, he went up and said some version of, “Too little, too late.”Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Based on the hat he had created for himself, Stetson made a version called “The Boss of the Plains.”
My favorite is the 1951 version starring Alastair Sim as Scrooge.
America could have its own version of the Aarhus method in Minnesota.What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Dealing with Terrorists|Scott Beauchamp|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here one version comes to a sudden end, and the collector who transcribed it, asked: "What?"A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections|Isabel Florence Hapgood
Of these five poets, some were not born when Pope's version was published; and, of the rest, not one had penned a line now extant.
One version of the Jack-o'-lantern story comes from Ireland.The Book of Hallowe'en|Ruth Edna Kelley
This document, printed by Gachard, is a version from the German original by the hand of a contemporary.History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain.|William H. Prescott
In this version, Vitalis of Venice falls into a pit dug as a trap for wild beasts.
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Word Origin for version
Word Origin and History for version
1580s, "a translation," from Middle French version, from Medieval Latin versionem (nominative versio) "a turning," from past participle stem of Latin vertere "to turn" (see versus). Also with a Middle English sense of "destruction;" the meaning "particular form of a description" is first attested 1788.