[ op-ed ]
/ ˈɒpˌɛd /
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 page
/ (ˈɒpˌɛd) /
- a page of a newspaper where varying opinions are expressed by columnists, commentators, etc
- (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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