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or cop·y ed·i·tor

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  1. a person who edits a manuscript, text, etc., for publication, especially to find and correct errors in style, punctuation, and grammar.
  2. a copyreader.
  3. Also called slot man. the head copyreader on a newspaper.

Origin of copyeditor

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900
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