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emendate

[ee-muh n-deyt, em-uh n-, ih-men-deyt] /ˈi mənˌdeɪt, ˈɛm ən-, ɪˈmɛn deɪt/
verb (used with object), emendated, emendating.
1.
to emend (a text).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Latin ēmendātus, past participle of ēmendāre. See emend, -ate1
Related forms
emendator, noun
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