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copyeditor

or copy editor

[kop-ee-ed-i-ter] /ˈkɒp iˌɛd ɪ tər/
noun
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
1895-1900
An Americanism dating back to 1895-1900
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