from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The version of a film in which the editing process is overseen, executed, or approved by the director, usually including footage not included in the standard release.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A specially edited version of a film that is supposed to represent the director's own approved edit of the film, and is released some time after the original release of the film.
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