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Definition of "versionist" []

  • One who makes or favours a version of a text; a translator. (noun)

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Use "versionist" in a sentence
  • "I do get a sizable draw — a salary — as a corporate officer, but I've been treating it like Monopoly money, funneling almost all of it off to needy Re-versionist causes as soon as it hits my account."
  • "Nor will any modern versionist relegate to a foot-note, as is the malpractice of his banal brotherhood, the striking and often startling phases of the foreign author's phraseology and dull the text with well-worn and commonplace English equivalents, thus doing the clean reverse of what he should do."
  • "Nor will my modern versionist relegate to a foot-note, as is the malpractice of his banal brotherhood the interesting and often startling phases of his foreign author's phraseology and dull the text with its commonplace English equivalent -- thus doing the clean reverse of what he should do."
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