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verb [transitive] edit pronunciation in American English /ˈedɪt/
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present tense
present participleediting
past tenseedited
past participleedited
  1. 1
    to make a book or document ready to be published by correcting the mistakes and making other changes
    Her original text has been heavily edited (=changed a lot).
    1. a.
      computing to make changes to a computer file on screen
      The program enables you to copy and edit files in the usual way.
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  2. 2
    to be the editor in charge of a newspaper or magazine
    She edits a prestigious medical journal.
    1. a.
      to produce a book by choosing, arranging, and explaining things that other people have written
      the collection of essays edited by Frank Palmer
      He edited the letters of Matthew Arnold.

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the buying and selling of human organs

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