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English definition of “sic”

sic

adverb uk   /sɪk/ us  
a word written in brackets after a word that you have copied to show that you know it has been spelled or used wrongly: The notice outside the cinema said 'Closed on Wedensday' (sic).Abbreviations used in publishing
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