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red-pencil

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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
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2 to remove objectionable parts from

  • a television script that had been heavily red-penciled in abject surrender to political correctness
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