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Op-Ed

or op-ed

[ op-ed ]
/ ˈɒpˌɛd /
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noun

Also called Op-Ed page, op-ed page . a newspaper page devoted to signed articles by commentators, essayists, humorists, etc., of varying viewpoints: the Op-Ed of today's New York Times.
an article written for this page: The governor was very upset when an Op-Ed criticized the corruption in her circle of advisors and appointees.

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Origin of Op-Ed

An Americanism first recorded in 1920–25; abbreviation of op(posite) ed(itorial page), from its placement in the print newspaper
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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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