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Edit

Today’s word of the day exercise is

edit

Notes

This is a word that is mostly used about publishing and academic papers and is not so useful for general essays. The concept, however, does matter. You do need to check/edit your writing.

Forms of the word

edit

edition

edited

editor

editorial

Using the word

edition of: For example, the first editions of some books are fairly rare and can be extremely valuable.

edit out: Scenes of extreme violence and of a sexual nature should be edited out of any programme or film that is shown before 8 in the evening.

newspaper/magazine/book etc: Typically most newspaper editors claim that there is no way for such a privacy law to work.

political/sports/fashion etc: The decision whether to publish news must be made by the relevant political editors without any interference from the government.

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Exercise

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