NOUN
  1. a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing
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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'.
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