[ ed-i-ter-ship ]


  1. the office or function of an editor.
  2. editorial direction.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of editorship1

First recorded in 1775–85; editor + -ship
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Example Sentences

On Wednesday, Jill Abramson was suddenly ousted from the editorship of The New York Times.

He recounts his editorship of the Forward and his political twists and turns.

I did not authorise, nor was I aware of, phone hacking under my editorship.

That was the Jewish Daily Forward, issued in New York under the editorship of Abraham Cahan.

He used his guest editorship of Heeb Magazine to shoot a Jewish swimsuit calendar.

In the fifth edition one detects a certain discomfort with the false editorship and the praise Richardson permits himself with it.

A second edition under his own editorship was begun in 1812, and was received with universal favour.

His collected works, with autobiography, were published in 1865 under the editorship of Charles Hawkins.

He was highly successful in his church achievements and in his years of editorship of the Central Presbyterian.

There was one quality of his editorship which we ought not to overlook.





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