edition
noun Etymology: Middle French, from Latin edition-, editio publication, edition, from edere to bring forth, publish, from e- + -dere to put or -dere (from dare to give) — more at do, date Date: 1555 1. a. the form or version in which a text is published <
a paperback edition
>
<
the German edition
>
b. (1) the whole number of copies published at one time (2) a usually special issue of a newspaper (as for a particular day or purpose) <
Sunday edition
>
<
international edition
>
(3) one of the usually several issues of a newspaper in a single day <
city edition
>
<
late edition
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2. a. one of the forms in which something is presented <
this year's edition of the annual charity ball
>
b. the whole number of articles of one style put out at one time <
a limited edition of collectors' pieces
>
3. copy, version

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(of a literary work), / , (of copies)


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  • édition — ÉDITION. s. f. Publication d un livre. La première, la seconde édition d un ouvrage. [b]f♛/b] Il veut dire aussi Impression. Ce livre est de l édition de Manuce. Belle édition. Mauvaise édition. Édition correcte, ou fautive. [b]f♛/b] On dit,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • edition — [i dish′ən] n. [ME edicion < L editio, a bringing forth, publishing < edere: see EDITOR] 1. the size, style, or form in which a book is published [a pocket edition] 2. a) the total number of copies of a book or the like printed from the… …   English World dictionary

  • Edition — E*di tion, n. [L. editio, fr. edere to publish; cf. F. [ e]dition. See {Edit}.] 1. A literary work edited and published, as by a certain editor or in a certain manner; as, a good edition of Chaucer; Chalmers edition of Shakespeare. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edition — Sf Ausgabe, Herausgabe von Schriften erw. fach. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. ēditio ( ōnis), einer Ableitung von l. ēdere (ēditum) herausgeben , das dann auch als edieren entlehnt wird. Nomen agentis: Editor. Über das Englische auch… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

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  • Editĭon — (v. lat. Editio), 1) überhaupt Herausgabe, Mittheilung von Sachen, welche man besitzt. 2) (E. actiōnis od. E. formŭlae), die in feierlichen W orten abgefaßte Instruction, welche der Prätor nach kürzlicher Prüfung einer Rechtssache (in jure) dem… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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