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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.
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proofreading

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

[ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ] Ncorrección f de pruebas
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proofreading

[ˈpruːfˌriːdɪŋ] ncorrezione f di bozze
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Finally, a more thorough line edit would have been helpful; the prose fluctuates in quality from chapter to chapter, transitions are occasionally missing, as are a few words in some of the sentences--nothing huge, but just enough to detract from the overall quality of the book.
"If you let people on the line edit, you get further and further away from an optimized process."