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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.
      [countable] a change, improvement, or addition that someone makes to something
      A total of 24 revisions to the draft amendment were proposed.
    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.


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