Op-Ed

[ op-ed ]
/ ˈɒpˌɛd /

noun

a newspaper page devoted to signed articles by commentators, essayists, humorists, etc., of varying viewpoints: the Op-Ed of today's New York Times.

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Also called Op-Ed page.

Origin of Op-Ed

1965–70, Americanism; op(posite) ed(itorial page)
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British Dictionary definitions for op-ed

op-ed
/ (ˈɒpˌɛd) /

noun

  1. a page of a newspaper where varying opinions are expressed by columnists, commentators, etc
  2. (as modifier)an op-ed column in the New York Times

Word Origin for op-ed

C20: from op (posite) ed (itorial page)
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