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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.

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.

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

Cite Term

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Page URL
Modern Language Association (MLA):
Errata. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 20, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Errata. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 20, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Errata. Retrieved September 20, 2021, from website:

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 | 5 Views.