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proof·read

 (pro͞of′rēd′)
v. proof·read (-rĕd′), proof·read·ing, proof·reads
v.tr.
To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections.
v.intr.
To read copy or proof for purposes of error detection and correction.

proof′read′er n.

proofreading

(ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ)
n
(Journalism & Publishing) the act of reading (copy or printer's proofs) to detect and mark errors to be corrected
Translations

proofreading

[ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ] Ncorrección f de pruebas

proofreading

[ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ] ncorrezione f di bozze
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