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city editor

a newspaper editor in charge of local news and assignments to reporters.
Also, City editor. British. a newspaper or magazine editor in charge of the financial and commercial news.
Origin of city editor
1825-35, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Among other well-informed men with whom I talked upon this subject was the city-editor of a leading newspaper.

    Abroad at Home Julian Street
British Dictionary definitions for city-editor

city editor

noun (on a newspaper)
(Brit) the editor in charge of financial and commercial news
(US & Canadian) the editor in charge of local news
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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