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Definition of Revision


  1. The act of revising; reexamination for correction; review; as, the revision of a book or writing, or of a proof sheet; a revision of statutes.
  2. That which is made by revising.

Revision Quotations

All the revision in the world will not save a bad first draft: for the architecture of the thing comes, or fails to come, in the first conception, and revision only affects the detail and ornament, alas!
T. E. Lawrence

There has been so much recent talk of progress in the areas of curriculum innovation and textbook revision that few people outside the field of teaching understand how bad most of our elementary school materials still are.
Jonathan Kozol

In a poem, the words happen; they just come. I let them. Otherwise, I wouldn't write. To interfere with what is happening is to distort the poem. Just a very small degree of intelligence and supervision is necessary. Very tactful. Any revision later that violates the text as it came, that begins rewriting the words, is fake.
Louis Dudek

The rise of capitalist practice and morality brought with it a radical revision of how the commons are treated, and also of how they are conceived.
Noam Chomsky

Revision is one of the exquisite pleasures of writing.
Bernard Malamud
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Revision Translations

revision in Italian is revisione
revision in Latin is lima