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subedit

[ suhb-ed-it ]
/ sʌbˈɛd ɪt /
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verb (used with or without object) British.

to copyedit.

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Origin of subedit

First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from subeditor
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British Dictionary definitions for subedit

subedit
/ (sʌbˈɛdɪt) /

verb

to edit and correct (written or printed material)
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