Recensionist Re*cen"sion*ist, n. One who makes recensions; specifically, a critical editor. [1913 Webster]

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  • recension — recensionist, n. /ri sen sheuhn/, n. 1. an editorial revision of a literary work, esp. on the basis of critical examination of the text and the sources used. 2. a version of a text resulting from such revision. [1630 40; < L recension (s. of… …   Universalium

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