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or copy edit also cop·y-ed·it  (kŏp′ē-ĕd′ĭt)
tr.v. cop·y·ed·it·ed, cop·y·ed·it·ing, cop·y·ed·its
To correct and prepare (a manuscript, for example) for publication.


or cop′y-ed`it,

1. to edit (a text) for publication.
2. to work on (copy) as a copyreader.
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Verb1.copyedit - edit and correct (written or printed material)
edit, redact - prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
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Four months of EasyBib Plus offers unlimited access to a web-based bibliography generator that can create citations in various style guides; proof papers to prevent unintentional plagiarism; and a copyediting feature for grammar, spelling, and style feedback to improve writing skills.
One, there's copyreading or copyediting. This is the process of editing a story before it is published, spanning correcting the tiniest grammar errors and fixing big-picture flaws such as factual inconsistencies and libelous statements.
When he saw that AMS was hiring a copyeditor, he jumped at the opportunity to have a hands-on editorial role at an organization that publishes important and relevant research, which he hoped would also broaden his copyediting experience and skills.
Twice we lost a managing editor, the same person who was responsible for the copyediting work.
Joel Wingard has consistently been kind enough to provide volunteer copyediting at the proof stage, and we remain immensely grateful to him.
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As HubSpot's Corey Eridon (@Cory_bos) explained on the HubSpot blog, there Is a difference between the two (editing and copyediting).
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There is a certain difficulty in copyediting a translation of avantgarde poetry that lacks punctuation, and it shows.
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