copy editor


copy editor
`copy ,editor noun count
someone whose job is to correct any mistakes in books, articles, etc. before they are published

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • copy editor — ☆ copy editor n. a person whose work is editing and correcting the grammar, punctuation, etc. of articles or manuscripts, as in a newspaper office or publishing house copy edit [käp′ē ed΄it] vt. * * * …   Universalium

  • copy editor — copy .editor n someone whose job is to make sure that the words in a book, newspaper etc are correct and ready to be printed >copy edit v [I and T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • copy editor — copy edit ► VERB ▪ edit (text) by checking its consistency and accuracy. DERIVATIVES copy editor noun …   English terms dictionary

  • copy editor — ☆ copy editor n. a person whose work is editing and correcting the grammar, punctuation, etc. of articles or manuscripts, as in a newspaper office or publishing house copy edit [käp′ē ed΄it] vt …   English World dictionary

  • copy editor — noun an editor who prepares text for publication • Syn: ↑copyreader, ↑text editor • Derivationally related forms: ↑copyread (for: ↑copyreader) • Hypernyms: ↑edito …   Useful english dictionary

  • copy editor — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms copy editor : singular copy editor plural copy editors someone whose job is to correct any mistakes in books, articles etc before they are published …   English dictionary

  • copy editor — noun Date: 1899 1. an editor who prepares copy for the typesetter 2. one who edits and headlines newspaper copy • copyedit transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copy-editor — copˈy editor noun • • • Main Entry: ↑copy …   Useful english dictionary

  • copy editor — noun someone who corrects printed material and prepares it for typesetting, printing, or online publishing See Also: copy edit, copy editing …   Wiktionary

  • copy editor — one who edits and headlines a newspaper; one who prepares copy for printing …   English contemporary dictionary