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copy editor

copy editor

noun

: a person whose job is to prepare a book, newspaper, etc., for printing by making sure the words are correct

Full Definition of COPY EDITOR

1
:  an editor who prepares copy for the typesetter
2
:  one who edits and headlines newspaper copy
copy·ed·it \ˈkä-pē-ˌe-dət\ transitive verb

First Known Use of COPY EDITOR

1899

Rhymes with COPY EDITOR

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