What does ONW mean?

ONW is an acronym that is used to mean omit needless words, used by editors or anyone making suggestions on a piece of writing.

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Examples of ONW


Examples of ONW
When you write "in order to," you can usually delete "in order" and keep your meaning. #ONW
@heymiller, February, 2018
Write clearly and simply! You said it. Active sentences. ONW. Ditch words like "leverage" or "unique."
@MarkRaganCEO, March, 2015
Writer [text]: Yes I read Elements of Style! But it was a long time ago and I was in college and also had three jobs and wasn't sleeping much. Editor [text]: Read it again. ONW
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