left-justify


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left-justify

vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) to position (text) so that each line is the same distance from the left-hand edge of the page
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Left-justify everything in the body copy unless you really know about tabs.
A more serious inconvenience, in my view, is the thoroughgoing decision to left-justify the margins of the poetry (with occasional inexplicable exceptions).