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op-ed Syllabification: op-ed
(also Op-Ed)

Definition of op-ed in English:


Denoting or printed on the page opposite the editorial page in a newspaper, devoted to commentary, feature articles, etc.
Example sentences
  • Needless to say, these are not the people who write the op-ed pages of European newspapers.
  • So he wrote an op-ed piece in the newspapers and people started hearing about Wikipedia.
  • His foreign minister wrote an article in the op-ed page of The Washington Post this week.


1940s: shortening of op(posite the) ed(itorial page).

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