emendatory

emendation

[ee-muhn-dey-shuhn, em-uhn-]
noun
1.
a correction or change, as of a text.
2.
the act of emending.

Origin:
1530–40; < Latin ēmendātiōn- (stem of ēmendātiō), equivalent to ēmendāt(us) (see emendate) + -iōn- -ion

emendatory [ih-men-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
nonemendation, noun
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emendation (ˌiːmɛnˈdeɪʃən)
 
n
1.  a correction or improvement in a text
2.  the act or process of emending
 
'emendator
 
n
 
emendatory
 
adj

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emendation
1530s, of ways of life; 17c., of texts; from L. emendationem, noun of action from emendare (see emend).
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