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copyedit

or copy-edit

[kop-ee-ed-it] /ˈkɒp iˌɛd ɪt/
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.
Origin of copyedit
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55; back formation from copy editor
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British Dictionary definitions for copy-edit

copy-edit

verb
1.
(journalism) to prepare (copy) for printing by styling, correcting, etc
Derived Forms
copy editor, noun
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