author's alteration

noun
: a change or correction not of a printer's error ordered in a printer's proof by and customarily chargeable to an author — abbr. AA

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a correction or change made in typeset copy that is not a correction of an error introduced by the compositor. Abbr.: AA, A.A., a.a., aa Cf. printer's error.

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author's alteration,
a change in the original version of a manuscript, made by an author after the printer has set the manuscript in type.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • A.A. — 1. See Alcoholics Anonymous. 2. antiaircraft. 3. antiaircraft artillery. 4. Associate in Accounting. 5. See Associate of Arts. 6. See author s alteration. * * * …   Universalium

  • a.a. — See author s alteration. Also, aa. * * * …   Universalium

  • printer's error — an error introduced into typeset copy by the compositor, so that the printer cannot charge for correcting it. Abbr.: P.E., p.e. Cf. author s alteration. * * * …   Universalium

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