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  • n. someone who corrects printed material and prepares it for typesetting, printing, or online publishing

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an editor who prepares text for publication


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  • To the extraordinary team at Touchstone/Fireside, particularly editor Trish Todd and copy editor Patty Romanowski Bashe, for their faith in this project.

    It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend

  • The term benevolent compassion puzzled Noam Cohen, executive editor of and a former copy editor at the New York Times.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • There was Debra Silverstein, a hyperactive assistant copy editor at Vanity Fair and admitted Anglophile.

    Miss Misery

  • Her editorial team, including senior editor Roger Labrie, associate editor Karen Thompson, and copy editor Fred Chase, were helpful and professional.

    Robert Morris


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