[ kop-ee-ed-it ]
/ ˈkɒp iˌɛd ɪt /
verb (used with object)
to edit (a manuscript, document, text, etc.) for publication, especially for punctuation, spelling, grammatical structure, style, etc.
Origin of copyedit
First recorded in 1950–55; back formation from copy editor
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