recension

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From Latin recēnsiō (enumeration; review; reassessment), from recēnseō (to count, reckon; to examine, review; to go over, revise), from re- (prefix meaning ‘again’) (from Proto-Italic *wre (again); further etymology uncertain) + cēnseō (to give an opinion; to suppose, think; to assess) (ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱn̥seh₁-, *ḱn̥seye- (to announce)).

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recension (plural recensions)

  1. A critical revision of a text.
  2. A text established by critical revision.
  3. A family of manuscripts which share similar traits; the variety of a language which is used in such manuscripts.
    The existence of two major literary centres in the First Bulgarian Empire led to the emergence of two recensions of Old Church Slavonic: the Bulgarian Recension and the Macedonian Recension.
    The Russian recension of Old Church Slavonic emerged after the 10th century and was characterized by the substitution of /u/ for the nasal sound /õ/.

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French[edit]

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recension f (plural recensions)

  1. critique, review
  2. recension

Swedish[edit]

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recension c

  1. a critique, a review

Declension[edit]

Declension of recension 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative recension recensionen recensioner recensionerna
Genitive recensions recensionens recensioners recensionernas

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