- a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
How To Use emendation In A Sentence
- Modernist scholars do not reject these tools, but they make two emendations.
- Compositors often introduced changes in spelling and punctuation, and sometimes made substantive emendations as well.
- This necessitated some retrospective emendation of the original claims to make the new theory minimally plausible.
- The text itself is ancient, handicapped by scribal errors and emendations of hostile censors over the centuries.
- textual emendations made by the editor.
- Another principle of textual criticism which, thankfully, is not practised as frequently as it once was, is 'conjectural emendation'.
- The theologian, however, could argue that there are instances which might validly call for emendation.
- The minutes of last year's meeting in Victoria, BC, were accepted without emendation.
- The topic starter also does not have the right to decide without possibility of emendation where the topic should go and stay.
- Edward Capell defined an acceptable emendation as one that 'improves the Author, or contributes to his advancement in perfectness'.