Complete Definition of "redact"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɹɪËdækt/, SAMPA|/rI"d{kt/

Verb
en-verb

  1. To reduce to form, as literary matter; to digest and put in shape (matter for publication); to edit.
  2. To censor, used by a government when parts of a document are kept secret and the remainder released.

#:The military will redact the document before releasing it, blacking out sections that are classified.

  1. law To black out text for other purposes, such as in law, when legally protected sections of text are obscured in a document provided to opposing counsel, typically as part of the discovery process.

Derived terms
redaction
redactor

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