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proofread

[ proof-reed ]
/ 藞pruf藢rid /
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verb (used with object), proof路read [proof-red], /藞pruf藢r蓻d/, proof路read路ing [proof-ree-ding]. /藞pruf藢ri d瑟艐/.
to read (printers' proofs, copy, etc.) in order to detect and mark errors to be corrected.
verb (used without object), proof路read [proof-red], /藞pruf藢r蓻d/, proof路read路ing [proof-ree-ding]. /藞pruf藢ri d瑟艐/.
to read printers' proofs, copy, etc., to detect and mark errors, especially as an employee of a typesetting firm, newspaper office, or publishing house.
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Origin of proofread

1930鈥35; back formation from proofreader (see proof, read1)

OTHER WORDS FROM proofread

proofreader, nounun路proof路read [uhn-proof-red], /蕦n藞pruf藢r蓻d/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for proofread

proofread
/ (藞pru藧f藢ri藧d) /

verb -reads, -reading or -read (-藢r蓻d)
to read (copy or printer's proofs) to detect and mark errors to be corrected

Derived forms of proofread

proofreader, noun
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