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 (kôr′ə-jĕn′dəm, kŏr′-)
n. pl. cor·ri·gen·da (-də)
1. An error to be corrected, especially a printer's error.
2. corrigenda A list of errors in a book along with their corrections.

[Latin, neuter gerundive of corrigere, to correct; see correct.]
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n, pl -da (-də)
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an error to be corrected
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (sometimes plural) Also called: erratum a slip of paper inserted into a book after printing, listing errors and corrections
[C19: from Latin: that which is to be corrected, from corrigere to correct]
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(ˌkɔr ɪˈdʒɛn dəm, ˌkɒr-)

n., pl. -da (-də).
1. an error to be corrected, esp. an error in print.
2. corrigenda, a list of corrections of errors that is inserted in a book or other publication.
[1840–50; < Latin: literally, (something) to be corrected (neuter ger. of corrigere); see correct]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corrigendum - a printer's error; to be corrected
mistake, error - part of a statement that is not correct; "the book was full of errors"
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n pl <corrigenda> → Corrigendum nt (geh)
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LAHORE -- Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Nasira Jabeen on Tuesday constituted a three-member committee to investigate allegations against the provisional registrar of changing corrigendum of the 1,725th meeting of the syndicate.
He also announced to hold a proper inquiry against the suspended officers for their alleged involvement in the allotment of over 100 plots in a dubious manner through corrigendum during the last four months.