Definition of version noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

        

    version

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  1. 1a form of something that is slightly different from an earlier form or from other forms of the same thing There are two versions of the game, a long one and a short one. the latest version of the software package the deluxe/luxury version see also beta version
  2. 2a description of an event from the position of a particular person or group of people She gave us her version of what had happened that day. Their versions of how the accident happened conflict. Thesaurusreportstory account versionThese are all words for a written or spoken account of events.report a written or spoken account of an event, especially one that is published or broadcast:We're getting reports of fighting in the south of the country.story an account, often spoken, of what happened to someone, or of how something happened; a report of events in a newspaper, magazine, or news broadcast:It was many years before the full story was made public. the front-page storyaccount a written or spoken description of something that has happened:He gave the police a full account of the incident.report or account?A report is always of recent events, especially news. An account may be of events in the recent or distant past.version a description of an event from the point of view of a particular person or group of people:She gave us her version of what had happened that day.Patterns a report/story about something a(n) report/account/version of something a brief/short report/story/account a/the full report/story/account/version a news report/story to give a(n) report/account/version
  3. 3 a movie, play, piece of music, etc. that is based on a particular piece of work but is in a different form, style, or language the film version of War and Peace The English version of the novel is due for publication next year. see also cover version
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