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city editor

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  1. a newspaper editor in charge of local news and assignments to reporters.
  2. Also City editor. British. a newspaper or magazine editor in charge of the financial and commercial news.
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Origin of city editor

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for city editor

Historical Examples

  • Among other well-informed men with whom I talked upon this subject was the city-editor of a leading newspaper.

    Abroad at Home

    Julian Street

British Dictionary definitions for city editor

city editor

noun (on a newspaper)
  1. British the editor in charge of financial and commercial news
  2. US and Canadian the editor in charge of local news
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