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v. stet·ted, stet·ting, stets
To direct that a letter, word, or other matter marked for omission or correction is to be retained. Used in the imperative.
To nullify (a correction or deletion) in printed matter.
[Latin, third person sing. present subjunctive of stāre, to stand; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a word or mark indicating that certain deleted typeset or written matter is to be retained. Compare dele
vb, stets, stetting or stetted
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to mark (matter to be retained) with a stet
[Latin, literally: let it stand]
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v. stet•ted, stet•ting. v.i.
1. let it stand (used in the imperative as a direction on a printer's proof or manuscript to retain material previously deleted).v.t.
2. to retain (material previously deleted) by marking it with the word “stet” or a row of dots.
[1815–25; < Latin stēt, present subjunctive 3rd pers. singular of stāre to stand]
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stet- Latin for "let it stand," a notation to ignore a correction made to a text.
See also related terms for ignore.
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Past participle: stetted
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|Verb||1.||stet - printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion|
stet - printing: direct that a matter marked for omission or correction is to be retained (used in the imperative)
|2.||stet - printing: direct that a matter marked for omission or correction is to be retained (used in the imperative)|
direct - command with authority; "He directed the children to do their homework"
stet - printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion
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stet[stet] VI (Typ) → vale, deje como está
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interj → stehen lassen (Punkte unter falscher Korrektur)
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stet[stɛt] n (Typ) → vive
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