red-pencil


red–pencil

verb

Definition of RED-PENCIL

1
to remove errors, defects, deficiencies, or deviations from <the magazine claims that every article is red-penciled by a team of fact checkers before it ever sees the light of print>
2
to remove objectionable parts from <a television script that had been heavily red-penciled in abject surrender to political correctness>
Near Antonyms approve, authorize, sanction

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