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Definition of "redaction" [re•dac•tion]

  • The act or process of editing or revising a piece of writing; preparation for publication. (noun)
  • An edited work; a new edition or revision. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "redaction" in a sentence
  • "If this speculation has merit, then the process of literary redaction is short-circuited - what we should see is evidence of thoughtful variation on those experiences that find words to express the love of God for us."
  • ""The so-called redaction feature allows users to black out sensitive sections before e-mailing or printing a document.""
  • "Education at Nanjing. 49 Finally, the Zhonghua editors also consulted the Jiangnan shuju [omission: Chinese characters] redaction, which is a revision of Mao Jin's"