text edition

noun
a special edition of a book for distribution to schools or colleges, subject to a special rate of discount, sometimes without a dust jacket (distinguished from trade edition ).
Also called school edition.


Origin:
1890–95

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text edition

noun
a book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy" [syn: textbook] [ant: trade book
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Although this only increased the hostility in the philosophical community, the day was saved for the pure-text edition.
The critical edition is a text edition, not a manuscript edition.
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