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v. proof·read (-rĕd′), proof·read·ing, proof·reads
To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections.
To read copy or proof for purposes of error detection and correction.
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(Journalism & Publishing) the act of reading (copy or printer's proofs) to detect and mark errors to be corrected
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