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Op-Ed

[op-ed]
noun
  1. 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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Origin of Op-Ed

1965–70, Americanism; op(posite) ed(itorial page)
Also called Op-Ed page.
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British Dictionary definitions for op-ed page

op-ed

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
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Word Origin

C20: from op (posite) ed (itorial page)
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Word Origin and History for op-ed page

op-ed

adj.

1970, in reference to the page of a newspaper opposite the editorial page, usually devoted to personal opinion columns. The thing itself said to have been pioneered by the New York "World."

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