Revision definition and meaning

Revision definition: To make a revision of something that is written or something that has been decided means… | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples

Definition of ’revision’

Word Frequency


revision


(


rɪv

ɪ

ʒ

ə

n



)

Word forms:


revisions


1.


variable noun

To make a

revision


of

something that is written or something that has been decided means to make changes
to it in order to improve it, make it more modern, or make it more suitable for a
particular purpose.


The phase of writing that is actually most important is revision.

Synonyms:


emendation

,

editing

,

updating

,

correction


More Synonyms of

revision


2.


uncountable noun

When people who are studying do

revision

, they read things again and make notes in order to prepare for an examination.



[

British

]




regional note:

in

AM

, use

review

Synonyms:


studying

,


cramming



[

informal

]

,

memorizing

,


swotting



[

British



,

informal

]


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revision


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revision


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Video: pronunciation of

revision

Word Frequency


revision


in American English


(


rɪˈvɪʒən



)


noun


1.

act, process, or work of revising


2.

the result of this; revised form or version, as of a book,

manuscript

, etc.
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
Derived forms



revisionary


(

reˈvisionˌary

)


adjective


or

reˈvisional

Word origin

LL

revisio

Word Frequency


revision


in British English


(


rɪˈvɪʒən



)


noun


1.

the act or process of

revising


2.


British

the process of

rereading

a

subject

or notes on it, esp in

preparation

for an

examination


3.


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Examples of ‘revision’ in a sentence

revision


Read more…


We had decided to

treat

ourselves to one

last


night

of

romantic


excess

before knuckling down to

interminable


schedules

of

hellish

revision.


Alex George


LOVE YOU MADLY



(

2002

)



Maybe

they

thought

my upside-down way of

life

was a revision

strategy

.


David Cavanagh


MUSIC FOR BOYS



(

2002

)


It was the first

sign

of my family having the

ill


grace

to impugn my

nocturnal

revision strategy.


David Cavanagh


MUSIC FOR BOYS



(

2002

)


“Oh, it’s

always

under revision or under

consideration

,

angel

,” she

said

.


Ursula K. Le Guin


THE BIRTHDAY OF THE WORLD



(

2002

)

Trends of

revision

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In other languages

revision


British English

:


revision


rɪˈvɪʒən

/

NOUN

To make a

revision

of something that is written or something that has been decided means to make changes to it in order to improve it, make it more modern, or make it more suitable for a particular purpose.
The book is badly in need of revision.


American English

:


revision


rɪˈvɪʒən

/


Arabic

:

مُرَاجَعَة


Brazilian Portuguese

:

revisão


Chinese

:


修改


Croatian

:

pregled


Czech

:

přepracování


Danish

:

revision


Dutch

:

revisie


European Spanish

:


revisión


Finnish

:

korjaaminen


French

:


révision


German

:


Revision


Greek

:

αναθεώρηση


Italian

:


revisione


Japanese

:

修正


Korean

:

교정


Norwegian

:

revidering


Polish

:

rewizja


European Portuguese

:


revisão


Romanian

:

revizuire


Russian

:

пересмотр


Spanish

:


revisión


Swedish

:

repetition


Thai

:

การตรวจทาน


Turkish

:

gözden geçirme


Ukrainian

:

перевірка


Vietnamese

:

sự sửa lại


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revision

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revision


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revision

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