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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisheditione‧di‧tion /ɪˈdɪʃən/ ●●○ W3 AWL noun [countable]  1 the form that a book, newspaper, magazine etc is produced in a paperback edition the US edition of Marie Claire magazine2 TCNthe copies of a book, newspaper etc that are produced and printed at the same time The textbook was first published in 1858 and is now in its 39th edition. A limited edition of 2,000 copies has been published.first edition (=the first copies of a particular book, that are often valuable)3 a newspaper, magazine etc Martin was reading the early edition of the Evening News.4 a television or radio programme that is broadcast regularly or is part of a series the early evening edition of Scotland TodayCOLLOCATIONSADJECTIVES/NOUN + edition a first/second/third etc editionThe first edition was published in 1986.a hardback/paperback editionThe paperback edition costs £7.99.a new editionThe new edition of the dictionary includes a CD-ROM.a revised edition (=one that has more information than a previous edition, or contains corrections)The revised edition includes a chapter on Gordon Brown.a limited/special edition (=a small number of special copies produced at one time only)They have produced a new limited edition CD.verbsproduce/bring out an edition (=of a book, newspaper, or other product)This special edition of the VW Beetle was produced in the 1970s.publish an edition (=of a book or newspaper)The first edition of the book was published in 1982.
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editionWilson owns a rare 1853 edition of the poetry collection.This beautiful hand-painted plate is available in an edition of 5,000.Instead academic publishers compete in duplication the same market, publishing different editions of the same small selection of writing.And more and more the fast-approaching deadline of the next dummy edition was pressing on his mind.Vogel's textbook is now in its fourth edition.The film's posters and publicity thereby recalled the original book and not just because later editions featured this image.Publishers expect to bring out a paperback edition later in the year.The book first came out in 1994 and a revised edition was published this year.I saw a report on cancer treatments on Thursday's edition of the local news.The popularity of this novel has been linked to its didacticism: a second edition followed the next year.Some schedules for some subject areas have now gone through several editions.limited editionThe bottle - a limited edition which should become a collector's item - is only available through an exchange offer.He also traded some one in Baltimore for a limited edition Cal Ripkin box commemorating his record 2,131 consecutive games played.The hundreds of photographs with which Stanford enticed Meissonier were published that year in a limited edition without text.The book, available in paperback and limited edition hardback, is published by Xanadu on September 16.Collectors have gone straight for the breakfast aisle since cereal companies started featuring sports celebrities on limited edition boxes.Making a return will be Charles Booth-Clibborn's Paragon Press which publishes limited edition livres d'artiste.A very limited edition single was put out by Red Rhino, to promote the album it was actually unable to release.
From Longman Business Dictionaryeditione‧di‧tion /ɪˈdɪʃən/ noun [countable]1a copy of a book that is printed at one particular time. Second, third etc editions of a book may contain changes to the previous bookThese chapters did not appear in the first edition.A new edition is due out next month.A paperback edition of the book is now available. limited edition2a copy of a newspaper or magazine that is produced on a particular day or at a particular timeThe story made it into later editions of the Times and Telegraph.
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