Definition of corrigendum in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkôrəˈjendəm/

noun (plural corrigenda /-ˈjendə/)

A thing to be corrected, typically an error in a printed book.
Example sentences
  • Mr. Bird, who is now studying the corrigendum (any error that might have been in the previous or draft report) has sent copies to the Leader of the Opposition and the Director of Public Prosecutions.
  • This corrigendum simply corrected the descriptions of supplementary information that accompanied the article detailing precisely what data were used.
  • A corrigenda shall go correcting the following.


Early 19th century: Latin, neuter gerundive of corrigere 'bring into order' (see correct).

Words that rhyme with corrigendum

addendum, referendum

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cor·ri·gen·dum

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