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noun [countable] edition pronunciation in American English /ɪˈdɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. a set of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are published at the same time

    The letter appeared in the Sunday edition of the local newspaper.

    a copy of the latest edition of our magazine

    the December edition of Better Homes and Gardens

    1. a.
      a set of copies of a book that are published at the same time. A new edition of a book is different in some way from the edition before. A set of copies that are exactly the same as the set before is called a reprint

      He had an entry in the 1993 edition of the Guinness Book of Records.

      This remark did not appear in revised editions of the work.


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