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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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This includes considering whether redactions need to be made.
Conservative justice minister Caroline Dinenage has stated it must be "considered by law enforcement agencies and the Government before it can be published" and that "this includes considering whether redactions need to be made."
Karen Quinlivan QC said: "You cannot work on the assumption that Arlene is dead." She added they would be arguing against redactions in Social Services documents which could show the teenager had a motive for running away.
The redactions were removed after a settlement in an appeals court.
But much depends on very uncertain datings of alleged redactions and, at times, questionable exegesis.
Like The Tempest and its earlier Restoration redactions, the two plays' appropriations of Native American culture and the figure of the sexually rapacious Indian woman sanction colonization, deflecting English political instability and fragmentation.
In so doing he placed himself squarely in the tradition of Ch'ing scholars such as Sun Feng-i [UNKNOWN TEXT OMITTED], Mao P'an-lin [UNKNOWN TEXT OMITTED], and T'ao Fang-ch'i [UNKNOWN TEXT OMITTED], who assembled what Thompson calls "reconstituted redactions" of lost works from their indirect testimony.(28)
Writing a response to proposed email redactions from lawyers for Alexandra Canosa, who claims in a court lawsuit that she was repeatedly raped by the fallen film producer, said, "Plaintiff's proposed redactions do not contain any private, confidential, or otherwise sensitive information" reported Page Six.
The newspaper sued the county in November 2017 contesting the government's refusal to release certain documents and its redactions to others.
According to Barr, redactions were made to the Mueller report for four reasons: to avoid harming ongoing criminal cases; to avoid revealing investigative techniques; to protest the privacy of peripheral third-party individuals; and to protect grand jury testimony, a requirement by law.
Most often, the Justice Department redactions mask a few words or paragraphs.