editing vs redaction what difference

what is difference between editing and redaction

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛdɪtɪŋ/

Verb

editing

  1. present participle of edit

Noun

editing (plural editings)

  1. An act or instance of something being edited.
    • 2012, Betty R. Pritchett, The Indian Summer of Mary Margaret Masters
      To her, I credit three complete editings, numerous arguments and discussions over an extended period of time, and the incalculable benefit of her great knowledge and love of the English language.
    Synonym: (sound recording, cinematography) montage

Translations

Anagrams

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English

Etymology

From New Latin redactio (redaction), from Latin redigere (to lead back, collect, prepare, reduce to a certain state), from red- (back) + agere (to put in motion, to drive).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹəˈdækʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ækʃən

Noun

redaction (countable and uncountable, plural redactions)

  1. (countable) Edited or censored version of a document.
    The government supplied only the redaction to the reporters; the original was kept secret.
  2. (countable) The change or changes made while editing.
  3. (uncountable) The process of editing or censoring.
    The Expense Claims made by Members of Parliament must be subject to redaction before publication under the Freedom of Information Act.

Related terms

  • redact
  • redactor

Translations

See also

  • recension

Further reading

  • redaction in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • redaction in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • redaction at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

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