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e·men·date

 (ē′mĕn-dāt′, ĭ-mĕn′-)
tr.v. e·men·dat·ed, e·men·dat·ing, e·men·dates
To make textual corrections in.

[Latin ēmendāre, ēmendāt-, to emend; see emend.]

e′men·da′tor (-dā′tər) n.
e·men′da·to′ry (ĭ-mĕn′də-tôr′ē) adj.
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emendate

(ˈiːmɛndeɪt)
vb (tr)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to make corrections to (a text)
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e•mend

(ɪˈmɛnd)

v.t.
1. to edit or change (a text).
2. to revise or correct.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French emender) < Latin ēmendāre to correct]
e•mend′a•ble, adj.
e•mend′er, n.
syn: See amend.
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emendate

verb
To prepare a new version of:
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(8) Zhang also sent a telegram to leading academic institutions in China to announce the ambitious plan that now included publishing the copy in photo facsimile, continuing the SKQS project by collecting and compiling books published after Emperor Qianlong, and emendating and verifying texts (Guoqing Li, 2004).