Define: Errata

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Definition: Errata


Quick Summary of Errata


An error in printing or writing.



What is the dictionary definition of Errata?

Dictionary Definition


  1. plural of erratum
  2. An added page in a printed work where errors which are discovered after printing and their corrections are listed; corrigenda.

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Full Definition of Errata


Short and minor revisions to a printed or published document to correct spelling and/or typing mistakes. In contrast to ‘addendum,’ an errata does not add to the text and, in contrast to ‘corrigendum,’ does not subtract from it.


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Examples of Errata in a sentence


The last errata came just in time to be inserted.
Some have the Errata notice but have no printing on the inside front cover.


Synonyms For Errata


erratum, corrigenda, misprint, misprints, typo, revision


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Errata. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/errata/ (accessed: April 10, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Errata. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved April 10, 2020, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/errata/

Definition Sources


Definitions for Errata are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 16th February, 2020