Definition of Redaction

1. Noun. Putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form.

Exact synonyms: Editing
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Writing, Writing, Written Material
Category relationships: Literature
Specialized synonyms: Copy Editing, Cut, Deletion, Excision, Correction, Revising, Rewriting
Derivative terms: Edit, Redact



2. Noun. The act of putting something in writing.
Generic synonyms: Authorship, Composition, Penning, Writing
Derivative terms: Redact

Definition of Redaction

1. n. The act of redacting; work produced by redacting; a digest.

Definition of Redaction

1. Noun. Edited or censored version of a document. ¹

2. Noun. The change or changes made while editing. ¹

3. Noun. The process of editing or censoring. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redaction

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Redaction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature by Dept. of Modern Languages, Harvard University (1895)
"THE FRENCH PROSE redaction. The French prose redaction of BI made by Claude Platin, is known to me only from the analysis of the Comte de Tressan,1 and from ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Our present Avesta is essentially the work of this redaction, although important sections of the text have been lost since then, especially after the Arabs ..."

3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"The Ferrarese redaction was distinguished by copious omissions ; the Domian by slight additions. The former is now represented by the printed Circa instans ..."

4. Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature (1895)
"THE FRENCH PROSE redaction. The French prose redaction of BI made by Claude Platin, is known to me only from the analysis of the Comte de Tressan,1 and from ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... main redaction was made in Babylonia.1 E Lions connected with the titles and the present redaction ably 5th century), see Jew. Ency. viii. ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The exile was a time fruitful in literary production, including the Deuteronomic redaction of Judges-Kings except Ruth, the union of the J, E, ..."

7. Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature by Dept. of Modern Languages, Harvard University (1903)
"... especially in view of the fact that Owain or Owen is a very common name among the Welsh. CHAPTER VII. CHRETIEN'S redaction OF THE TALE OF ..."

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