Definition of revision in English:

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Pronunciation: /rəˈviZHən/


1The action of revising: the plan needs drastic revision
More example sentences
  • The teacher read and edited each story and returned it to the student for revision.
  • Perhaps there are many others who agree that the government's blueprint draft needs revision.
  • In Western Europe, the defence and revision of the myths have run along different tracks.
emendation, correction, alteration, adaptation, editing, rewriting, redrafting
reconsideration, re-examination, reassessment, re-evaluation, review, reappraisal, rethink;
change, alteration, modification
1.1A revised edition or form of something.
Example sentences
  • The number of revisions and editions would indicate that sales were at least adequate.
  • Madge also demanded script revisions to the play, Up for Grabs, in which she is currently starring.
  • This week the cast start rehearsals which will give time for script revisions.
version, edition, rewrite



Pronunciation: /-ˌnerē/
Example sentences
  • The result is an uncompromised production that will appeal to fans of French revolutionary writing, the filmic revisionary mode, as well as the current crop of East Asian cinema.
  • Such revisionary thoughts troubled me last week, and I reached a remarkable conclusion after the soul-searching: I do not need to bet to enjoy racing.
  • Emerson was a prime mover behind revisionary interpretations of Christianity since the early nineteenth century.

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Syllabification: re·vi·sion

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