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e·men·da·tion

 (ĭ-mĕn′dā′shən, ē′mĕn-)
n.
1. The act of emending.
2. An alteration intended to improve: the editor's textual emendations.

emendation

(ˌiːmɛnˈdeɪʃən)
n
1. (Journalism & Publishing) a correction or improvement in a text
2. the act or process of emending
ˈemenˌdator n
emendatory adj

e•men•da•tion

(ˌi mənˈdeɪ ʃən, ˌɛm ən-)

n.
1. a correction or change, as in a text.
2. the act of emending.
[1530–40; < Latin]
e•men•da•to•ry (ɪˈmɛn dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emendation - a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
correction, rectification - the act of offering an improvement to replace a mistake; setting right

emendation

noun
The act or process of revising:
Translations
تَصْحيح، تَنْقيح
korrigeringretning
szövegjavítás
leiîrétting
korektúra
düzeltmetashih etme

emendation

[ˌiːmenˈdeɪʃən] Nenmienda f

emendation

nVerbesserung f, → Korrektur f

emendation

[ˌiːmɛnˈdeɪʃn] ncorrezione f, emendamento

emend

(iːˈmend) verb
to correct errors in (a book etc). The editor emended the manuscript.
ˌemenˈdation noun
References in classic literature ?
The most equitable translation, therefore, of the present text being thus halt and impotent, we may suspect corruption, and I hazard the following emendation, though I have not adopted it in my translation, as fearing that it would be deemed too fanciful.
Biaggini, pointed to it once as it was just standing on the top of Levanzo, and said to me "Come cavalca bene" ("How well it rides"), and this immediately suggested my emendation to me.
Every emendation of Anne's had been on the side of honesty against importance.
which passed under the name of annotations, or emendations, were found so completely to have enveloped, distorted, and overwhelmed the text, that the author had to go about with a lantern to discover his own book.
Thus he beheld her recede, and in the anguish of his heart quoted a line from a poet, with peculiar emendations of his own--
You don't know what it is to want spiritual tobacco--bad emendations of old texts, or small items about a variety of Aphis Brassicae, with the well-known signature of Philomicron, for the `Twaddler's Magazine;' or a learned treatise on the entomology of the Pentateuch, including all the insects not mentioned, but probably met with by the Israelites in their passage through the desert; with a monograph on the Ant, as treated by Solomon, showing the harmony of the Book of Proverbs with the results of modern research.
Little Cackleby himself went to seven evening parties and told the story with comments and emendations at each place.
An extensive review of the literature surrounding the controversy leads to the following conclusions: 1) no typographical error was made, 2) the inconsistency is critical to the effect sought by Hemingway, 3) Hemingway was proud of the original, and 4) the emendation is not valid and should be retracted.
In the apparatus improuide is presented as an emendation by Rossbach; however, improuide is also found in A, and thus has stronger ms.
While De oblacione is edited here from its single manuscript (not the holograph but a poor and damaged copy) with the necessary minimum of emendation, the sermon Omnis plantacio must be reconstructed from four manuscripts, a shorter variant tract Fundamentum aliud extant in one manuscript, and a sixteenth-century Reformist tract in two versions (1529 and 1530), incorporating material from a variant tract.
Since probably all Bibles produced in the 20th century are infected to some extent with unfaithful trends and with falling short of the Six Norms, the present writer suggests that the Douai-Rheims-Challoner Catholic Bible would be the most faithful version, after suitable emendation according to the Latin Neovulgate version.
Hanmer varied this emendation to 'here, on this brow, their thoughts do hit | The roofs of Palaces').