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edition (n.)

early 15c., "version, translation, a form of a literary work;" 1550s, "act of publishing," from French édition or directly from Latin editionem (nominative editio) "a bringing forth, producing," also "a statement, account," from past-participle stem of edere "bring forth, produce," from ex "out" (see ex-) + -dere, combining form of dare "to give" (from PIE root *do- "to give"). "It is awkward to speak of, e.g. 'The second edition of Campbell's edition of Plato's "Theætetus"'; but existing usage affords no satisfactory substitute for this inconvenient mode of expression" [OED].

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Definitions of edition from WordNet

edition (n.)
the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published;
edition (n.)
all of the identical copies of something offered to the public at the same time;
the first edition appeared in 1920
it was too late for the morning edition
they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings
edition (n.)
an issue of a newspaper;
he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times
edition (n.)
something a little different from others of the same type;
the boy is a younger edition of his father
Synonyms: version / variant / variation
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