re·​dac·​tor | \ ri-ˈdak-tər How to pronounce redactor (audio) \

Definition of redactor

: one who redacts a work especially : editor

Examples of redactor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Oh, and the price of each mass redactor is lopsided: The magnesium rims save 25 pounds, while the Weissach kit’s bevy of carbon-fiber bits chop about 13 pounds yet cost $5K more. Alexander Stoklosa, Car and Driver, "Weissach Package Lightens 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Your Bank Account," 28 Mar. 2018 The next five paragraphs are covered in black by a redactor’s marker. Carol Rosenberg, miamiherald, "An insider's view of Guantánamo, ‘America’s Battle Lab’ | Miami Herald," 12 Oct. 2017 In many Genesis passages, the final editor or redactor has collated at least two narratives. A.n. Wilson, WSJ, "When Our Eyes Were Opened," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of redactor

1793, in the meaning defined above

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“Redactor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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