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This template returns the word "sic" linked to Appendix:Glossary#sic and between brackets, in superscript:


It means that a text has been reproduced verbatim from the source, despite any incorrect or unusual spelling, phrase, punctuation or meaning.

It makes clear that any of these peculiarities is not a misquotation by the editor and that it should not be corrected by anyone.


Add {{SIC}} after an unusual or incorrect piece of directly quoted text.

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