Pronunciation: (kop'ē-ed"i-tur), [key]
1. a person who edits a manuscript, text, etc., for publication, esp. to find and correct errors in style, punctuation, and grammar.
2. a copyreader.
3. Also called slot man. the head copyreader on a newspaper. Also,cop'y ed"itor.
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