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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.


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.
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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"


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The project will thereby put forward a pioneering proof of concept for an integrative exegetical approach capable of addressing three core dimensions of the quran: The compositional structure of quranic texts, The intricate processes of literary growth and redactional expansion by which many of them have been shaped, And the theological concerns governing the qurans appropriation of antecedent (especially jewish and christian) ideas, Traditions, And literary forms.
Perspectives on the formation of the Book of the Twelve: methodological foundations, redactional processes, historical insights, BZAW 433, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2012, 8.
Even if we read one conclusive Abraham-Sarah narrative following redactions and canonization, we must recognize that this redactional process has bundled together texts of different times and opinions, written in very different contexts.
Fourteen distinguished scholars--European, British, American, and Chinese--offer redactional and thematic responses to these volumes by way of tribute.
Recognizing this literary dependence allows for a more informed discussion of the redactional history of this chapter, and of how its message relates to the ideological contexts in which it was shaped.
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From a redactional viewpoint, the received texts I focus on substantially belong to the Indian Buddhist traditions of the Middle Period.
But the best works stand out on their own, in spite of any redactional shortcomings.
He clearly interacted with textual criticism, allowing for both scribal errors and redactional revisions of the biblical material.
The author departs from standard source critical and redactional critical explanations for the book's chaotic shape.
After making the statement, Sweeney affirms that the "P redactional framework with its literary structure" dates to the Persian period (120).
A sign and a wonder; the redactional formation of Isaiah 18-20.