AskDefine | Define revision

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1 the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification); "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion" [syn: alteration]
2 the act of rewriting something [syn: revisal, revise, rescript]
3 something that has been written again; "the rewrite was much better" [syn: rewrite, rescript]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. The act of revising.
  2. A changed edition, or new version; a modification.
  3. A story corrected or expanded by an author commissioned by the original writer.
    a revision story
  4. The looking back over of one's (previously learnt or written) notes in preparation for a test or examination.
    All that last minute revision really payed off in the exam! I got top marks!


Act of revising
changed edition




Extensive Definition

The term revision means to revise and may also refer to:
revision in Danish: Revision
revision in German: Revision

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