copyeditor


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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.

cop′y•ed`i•tor

or cop′y ed`itor,



n.
a person who edits a manuscript, text, etc., for publication, esp. to correct errors in style, punctuation, and grammar.
[1895–1900, Amer.]
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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.