editorial

[ ed-i-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]
/ ˌɛd ɪˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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noun

an article in a newspaper or other periodical or on a website presenting the opinion of the publisher, writer, or editor.
a statement broadcast on radio or television that presents the opinion of the owner, manager, or the like, of the program, station, or channel.
something regarded as resembling such an article or statement, as a lengthy, dogmatic utterance.

adjective

of or relating to the commissioning or compiling of content for publication, or to a person who does such work: editorial policies; editorial skills.
of, relating to, or involved in the preparation of an editorial or editorials: editorial page; editorial writer.
of or relating to the literary and artistic activities or contents of a publication, broadcasting organization, or the like, as distinguished from its business activities, advertisements, etc.: an editorial employee; an editorial decision, not an advertising one.

Origin of editorial

First recorded in 1735–45; editor + -ial

Related forms

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British Dictionary definitions for editorially

editorial

/ (ˌɛdɪˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

of or relating to editing or editors
of, relating to, or expressed in an editorial
of or relating to the content of a publication rather than its commercial aspects

noun

an article in a newspaper, etc, expressing the opinion of the editor or the publishers

Derived Forms

editorialist, nouneditorially, adverb
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Culture definitions for editorially

editorial

An article in a newspaper or magazine expressing the opinion of the editor or publisher.


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