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guest-edit Syllabification: guest-ed·it

Definition of guest-edit in English:

verb (guest-edits, guest-editing, guest-edited)

[with object]
Be invited to choose material for a single issue or broadcast of (a newspaper, magazine, or television program): it has been an incredible honor to guest-edit this issue
More example sentences
  • Rumour has it that Kate will be guest-editing the December issue of French Vogue.
  • In the meantime, she is guest-editing a special edition of Fabulous magazine, focusing on women's health issues.
  • The offending student was guest-editing Clareification, the student magazine of Clare College, Cambridge.


guest editor

Example sentences
  • Was the editor making the guest editor the scapegoat for her own failures?
  • Authors with an interest in preparing a submission for this special issue are encouraged to contact the guest editor at the earliest convenience.
  • I was a guest editor for 2 issues.

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