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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.
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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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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"
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[rɪˈdækʃən] Nredacción f
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"The Monastic Ownership of Servants or Slaves: Local and Legal Factors in the Redactional History of Two Vinayas." Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Studies 17.2 (1994): 145-73.
The presence of [phrase omitted] "I came" may be redactional and that a similar motive may lie behind its insertion.
The cases presented in this paper (additions, omissions, harmonizations, "redactional" layers, differing editions, etc.) are only the tip of an iceberg when it comes to editorial decisions shared by movies and the Hebrew Bible, either in the compositional or the post-release stage(s).
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.
First, the emergence of new technologies is fundamentally transforming journalism's elitist position and the notion of public service in a 'redactional society' (Hartley, 2000).
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.