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"edition" in British English

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editionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪˈdɪʃ.ən/
B2 a ​particularform in which a ​book, ​magazine, or ​newspaper is ​published: thepaperback/hardback edition of the ​dictionary The ​regional editions of the ​papercontainspecificinformation for that ​area. a ​singlebroadcast of a ​series of ​radio or ​televisionprogrammes: This morning's edition of 'Women's Hour' is at the ​earliertime of a ​quarter to ten. the ​totalnumber of ​copies of a ​particularbook, ​newspaper, etc. that are ​published at the same ​time: She ​collects first editions of 19th-century ​authors. US one of a ​series of ​repeatedevents: The 77th edition of the Indianapolis 500 was ​held before an ​estimated 450,000 ​fans.

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(Definition of edition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"edition" in American English

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editionnoun [C]

 us   /ɪˈdɪʃ·ən/
writing a ​particularform in which a ​book, ​magazine, or ​newspaper is ​published, or the ​totalnumber of ​copies of a ​book, ​magazine, or ​newspaper that are ​published at the same ​time: a ​regional edition of a ​newspaper The ​book comes in both ​paperback and ​hardback editions.
(Definition of edition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"edition" in Business English

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editionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪˈdɪʃən/
COMMUNICATIONS a ​newspaper, ​magazine, or ​bookpublished in a particular ​form or on a particular ​date: today's/yesterday's/this week's, etc. edition The ​piece was ​published in yesterday's edition of the Financial Times. thecurrent/latest edition a paperback/​online/​print edition
(Definition of edition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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