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noun revision pronunciation in American English /rɪˈvɪʒ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the process of changing, improving, or making additions to something such as a plan, law, or piece of writing

    He intends to undertake a major revision of the constitution.

    subject to revision (=likely to be changed):

    The article, of course, is subject to revision by the editors.

    1. a.
    2. b.
      [countable] something that has been changed, improved, or added to

      A major revision will be published in June.

      She’s working on a revision of her original opera.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] British the work of studying for an examination

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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