emendation :

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  • n  a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing

  • The Chamber refused the emendation in the original bill, sent it back to the Senate.
  • This was probably Eliot's own emendation, but other alterations are clearly the work of the man who looked over the master's shoulder.
  • There would be no chance in this chronicle, set down fresh every day at teatime, for the kind of afterthought and reflective emendation which usually lessen the historical value .

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