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subedit

[suhb-ed-it] /sʌbˈɛd ɪt/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), British
1.
to copyedit.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; back formation from subeditor
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British Dictionary definitions for subedit

subedit

/sʌbˈɛdɪt/
verb
1.
to edit and correct (written or printed material)
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