Edition - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈdɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word edition
Brit.  |ɪˈdɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word edition

noun

- the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
- 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

- an issue of a newspaper

he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times

- something a little different from others of the same type(syn: variant, variation, version)

the boy is a younger edition of his father

Examples

the latest edition of the software

The errors were corrected in the book's second edition.

He is a cleverer edition of his father.

The textbook was first published in 1858 and is now in its 39th edition.

A limited edition of 2000 copies has been published.

Martin was reading the early edition of the Evening News.

it was too late for the morning edition

they issued a limited edition of Bach recordings

he read it in yesterday's edition of the Times

the boy is a younger edition of his father

The new edition includes the translator's comments.

Ten scientists contributed to the special edition of the journal.

They printed 10,000 copies of the book's new edition.

They are advertising the new edition of the book.

This edition is filled with revisions.

Word forms

noun
singular: edition
plural: editions
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