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re·dac·tion

 (rĭ-dăk′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of preparing a document for publication, especially by deleting private or sensitive information.
2. An edited work; a new edition or revision.

redaction.

1. the preparation of a work for publication, as by editing or revising.
2. a work so treated, an edited version. — redactor, n.redactorial, adj.
See also: Books
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable formredaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
copy editing - putting something into a form suitable for a printer
excision, deletion, cut - the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
correction - something substituted for an error
revising, rewriting - editing that involves writing something again
2.redaction - the act of putting something in writing
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
Translations

redaction

[rɪˈdækʃən] Nredacción f
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