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Pronunciation: /ˈedət; ˈedɪt/

Translation of edit in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (correct) [manuscript/novel] corregir*, preparar la edición de, editar
    Example sentences
    • Feel free to use and edit the stuff I write, please.
    • At the moment I may not be too good at pumping out new material but I seem to find critiquing and editing old stuff okay.
    • If you're some kind of a writer you might come back to them at intervals in search of material, or to edit them for publication.
    1.2 (cut) recortar, cortar, editar
    Example sentences
    • Nah, someone would have edited it out after seeing a rough cut, wouldn't they?
    • Those Big Brother tactics were edited out of the official White House transcript.
    • As a consequence that sequence was edited out in some parts of the country.
  • 2 [movie/tape] editar
    Example sentences
    • In some ways it almost feels like a much longer documentary designed for television that has been edited down for the cinema.
    • Theoretically, it is possible to shoot and edit a whole programme, in a matter of 2 days, for less than £1,000.
    • The maker said it had edited the programme according to its time slot and had not allowed school-age children to be featured.
  • 3 (manage) [newspaper/magazine] dirigir*
    Example sentences
    • He was a writer, philosopher and political activist, and edited several newspapers and magazines.
    • Kennedy becomes the first woman to edit a national newspaper in Ireland and only the fourth editor of the Irish Times in 40 years.
    • However, not much is known about the life, times and journalistic career of the legendary poet who had edited several newspapers during the freedom struggle.


Phrasal verbs

edit out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
suprimir, eliminar

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