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Meaning of RECENSION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*cen"sion\, n. [L. recensio: cf. F. recension.]
1. The act of reviewing or revising; review; examination;
   enumeration. --Barrow.

2. Specifically, the review of a text (as of an ancient
   author) by an editor; critical revisal and establishment.

3. The result of such a work; a text established by critical
   revision; an edited version.

 

 

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