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Difference Between Addition and Edition

Homophones are the words having similar spelling (or) pronunciation but with different meanings.


Here, Addition and Edition form a pair of Homophones. Let’s move on to find out the difference between the two.

What does addition mean?

▪ the process of adding or uniting

  1. “The Alchemist” is an amazing addition to our library.
  2. Life is a mixture of additions and subtractions.
  3. The final chapter more like a scrappy addition.

▪ to denote something extra

  1. In addition to Physics, I can teach Chemistry.
  2. I have, in addition, one more thing to say.

What does edition mean?

▪ the version of any book, newspaper etc.

  1. The first edition of this poetry collection was really wonderful.
  2. My edition of the novel has a lot of grammatical mistakes.

What’s the difference?

  1. Pronunciation of Addition: uh-dish-un
    Pronunciation of Edition: eh-dish-un
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