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copyreader

[kop-ee-ree-der] /ˈkɒp iˌri dər/
noun
1.
an editor concerned with the preparation of copy for the typesetter and printer.
2.
Also called rim man. a person who edits copy and writes headlines for a newspaper.
Compare copyeditor (def 3).
Origin of copyreader
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; copy + reader
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copyreader

/ˈkɒpɪˌriːdə/
noun
1.
(US) a person who edits and prepares newspaper copy for publication; subeditor
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