Sic

Meaning

Spelling incorrect

A common abbreviation used to indicate a word is misspelled. Often used when editing papers or quoting written documents.

Example

"According to the paper, 'The decision was unanamous (sic) after the votes were counted.'"

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Last Updated: February 10, 2014

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