Definition of 'edit'

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Example sentences containing 'edit'

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Much effort went into editing books. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They will learn more about Churchill than from this diffuse, badly edited book. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Letters may be edited. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet Ade admits that as she edited the film, she began to feel that it was much more tragic than she had expected. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is very much about editing as savagely as you can while still leaving enough form. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was with a sense of relief that the film was edited and given its local premiere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Questions may be edited for reasons of space and advice is given without responsibility. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The physical work of writing and editing sermon outlines is no longer a chore. Christianity Today (2000)We apologise for a misunderstanding during the editing process. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The job of editing this book must have been an unenviable one. Jan Fennell, Foreword by Monty Roberts THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)These snippets are then assembled in the editing suite. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She oversaw the investigation and edited the final programme. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You then edited your film on the computer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How much selecting and editing was there? Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is incorrect and was added during the editing process. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The others are in the edit suite. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said that she did not so much edit a film as construct it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But now a spotless restored print of the original edit of the film is back in our cinemas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is also a book of her text pieces to edit and she would also like to make a record. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We may edit them for publication. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perhaps it is best to consider any thesis as only a working thesis until you are about to edit your final draft. Bachmann, Susan (editor) & Barth, Melinda Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)We may edit letters, which must be exclusive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For now, he still has to supplement his ebook income with freelance writing and editing jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Nor are such passages the book 's only editing faults. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Like many, he now thinks that the time has come to move from reading and editing to writing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What of the edited text? The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Her task was that of a news editor and sub-editor combined, both choosing and editing stories for publication. Times, Sunday Times (2007)


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Translations for 'edit'

British English: edit VERB
If you edit a text such as an article or a book, you correct and adapt it so that it is suitable for publishing.
The majority of contracts give the publisher the right to edit a book after it's done.


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