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Definition of Edition


  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.

Edition Quotations

If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs. - John Clare
If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs.
John Clare

I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first.
Benjamin Franklin

I read the Bible to myself; I'll take any translation, any edition, and read it aloud, just to hear the language, hear the rhythm, and remind myself how beautiful English is.
Maya Angelou

I've always wanted to buy a sports car. After the England series, I went up to my dad and said that I wanted to buy a sports car and got his consent. On his birthday, I surprised him by bringing it home. It's a Porsche Boxter Limited Edition, and my family was thrilled to see it.
Suresh Raina

This first print run of the first edition of my first novel, 'When The Lion Feeds.' back in 1964, is so rare it can fetch several thousand pounds at auction. I always wanted to be an author, and I decided to write about what I knew.
Wilbur Smith
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Edition Translations

edition in Afrikaans is uitgawe
edition in Danish is oplag
edition in Dutch is uitgaaf, druk, uitgave, editie
edition in Finnish is painos
edition in German is Auflage {f}
edition in Italian is imposta, emissione
edition in Norwegian is utgave, opplag
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