emendation

[ ee-muh n-dey-shuh n, em-uh n- ]SEE DEFINITION OF emendation

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMENDATION

Moreover, it would have been easy, to supply the emendation.

The one fault you found is just: but I cannot please myself in an emendation.

There does not seem any reason for Tyrrell's emendation of num for nam.

With him, the work of revision and emendation was never finished.

Not that quite; but, rather, a question of emendation and revision.

Neither did the orthodox, at first, refuse admittance to the spirit of emendation.

An emendation has been proposed, by which "Lebanon" should be transferred from ver.

The meaning of the verse is obvious, whether the emendation is accepted or not.

It is purely an Americanism, and is possibly but an emendation of our own word elope.

The emendation is plausible, even probable, but not warranted by necessity.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., of ways of life; 17c., of texts; from Latin emendationem (nominative emendatio), noun of action from past participle stem of emendare (see emend).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EMENDATION

correction

nounadjustment; fixing
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