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- n. A literary work recast to adapt it to a change in the circumstances of the time.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A remaking or recasting; an adaptation, esp. of a literary work or musical composition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A remaking or reëstablishment: a term most commonly applied to the process of recasting literary works so as to adapt them to a changed state or changed circumstances; an adaptation, as when a work written in one age or country is modified to suit the circumstances of another. The term is applied in an analogous sense to musical compositions.
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