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edition


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Edition  \E*di"tion\,  n.  [L.  editio,  fr  edere  to  publish;  cf  F. 
  ['e]dition.  See  {Edit}.] 
  1.  A  literary  work  edited  and  published,  as  by  a  certain 
  editor  or  in  a  certain  manner;  as  a  good  edition  of 
  Chaucer;  Chalmers'  edition  of  Shakespeare. 
 
  2.  The  whole  number  of  copies  of  a  work  printed  and  published 
  at  one  time;  as  the  first  edition  was  soon  sold. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  edition 
  n  1:  the  form  in  which  a  text  (especially  a  printed  book)  is 
  published 
  2:  all  of  the  identical  copies  of  something  offered  to  the 
  public  at  the  same  time;  "the  first  edition  appeared  in 
  1920"  or  "it  was  too  late  for  the  morning  edition"  or 
  "they  issued  a  limited  edition  of  Bach  recordings" 
  3:  an  issue  of  a  newspaper;  "he  read  it  in  yesterday's  edition 
  of  the  Times" 




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