Definition of subedit in English:

subedit

Line breaks: sub|edit
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbɛdɪt
 
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verb (subedits, subediting, subedited)

[with object] chiefly British
  • Check and correct (the text of a newspaper or magazine before printing), typically also writing headlines and captions: he wrote articles on sport while subediting the Oxford Magazine
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    • I'd be up for contributing some stuff, and could conceivably subedit and layout the pages on Quark, the desk-top publishing software.
    • There was some subediting on a couple of pages of a website that I haven't got to the bottom of yet but which the director general I am sure will tell the governors about.

Derivatives

subeditor

noun
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  • Within hours the word had become a favourite phrase of writers and subeditors and entered the journalistic vernacular.
  • These days, the barrister who checks copy for potential libel suits is as much a part of a newspaper's production as a journalist or subeditor.
  • Newspapers often claim superiority because their stories go through a time-established filtration plant - professional writers, skilled subeditors, revise subs and expensive lawyers.

subeditorial

Pronunciation: /-ˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
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  • Unlike many exercises in subeditorial interpretation, the title exactly reflects the argument of the piece.
  • Comments on subeditorial matters are welcome and should be written on the manuscript, preferably in pencil.
  • In related news, the Financial Times is inviting several of its subeditorial staff it had laid off back to work.

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