copyedit

copyedit

[kop-ee-ed-it]
verb (used with object)
1.
to edit (a manuscript, document, text, etc.) for publication, especially for punctuation, spelling, grammatical structure, style, etc.
2.
to copyread.
Also, copy-edit.


Origin:
1950–55; back formation from copy editor

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