Etymology
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emendation (n.)

"removal of errors; the correction of that which is erroneous or faulty; alteration for the better; correction," mid-15c., of ways of life; 17c., of texts; from Latin emendationem (nominative emendatio) "a correction, improvement," noun of action from past-participle stem of emendare "to free from fault" (see emend).

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Definitions of emendation

emendation (n.)
a correction by emending; a correction resulting from critical editing;
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