copy-edit

copy-edit
copˈy-edit transitive verb
To prepare (newspaper copy, etc) for printing by correcting errors, etc
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Main Entry:copy

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ˈcopy-edit [copy-edit copy-edits copy-edited copy-editing] ; verb transitive, intransitive
Main entry:copy editorderived

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