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Definition: Interlineation

Quick Summary of Interlineation

A notation made between the lines, especially in a handwritten document.

What is the dictionary definition of Interlineation?

Dictionary Definition

The addition of more words or sentences (between lines or in the margins) to an already signed document. Such additions are normally ignored unless initialled by the signatories of the document and (if called for) by the witness(es).

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Interlineation. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 22, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Interlineation. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 22, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Interlineation. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Interlineation are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

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