copy editor


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cop·y·ed·i·tor

or copy editor  (kŏp′ē-ĕd′ĭ-tər)
n.
A person who copyedits, especially as an occupation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.copy editor - an editor who prepares text for publicationcopy editor - an editor who prepares text for publication
editor, editor in chief - a person responsible for the editorial aspects of publication; the person who determines the final content of a text (especially of a newspaper or magazine)
Translations
olvasószerkesztő
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