Etymology
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rendition (n.)

c. 1600, "fact of yielding up," originally especially "surrender of a place or possession," from obsolete French rendition "a rendering," noun of action from Old French rendre "to deliver, to yield" (see render (v.)). Latin redditio meant "a giving back."

Meaning "translation, act of translating" is by 1650s; that of "a giving out, an acting, a performing" is by 1858 [Bartlett], American English.

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Definitions of rendition

rendition (n.)
a performance of a musical composition or a dramatic role etc.;
they heard a live rendition of three pieces by Schubert
Synonyms: rendering
rendition (n.)
an explanation of something that is not immediately obvious;
often imitations are extended to provide a more accurate rendition of the child's intended meaning
Synonyms: interpretation / interpreting / rendering
rendition (n.)
handing over prisoners to the country in which a crime was committed;
rendition (n.)
the act of interpreting something as expressed in an artistic performance;
her rendition of Milton's verse was extraordinarily moving
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