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noun     edit pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the process of editing something such as a book, document, or film

    The text is very messy and needs a close edit.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] computing a menu in some computer programs that allows you to cut, copy, or move parts of a document or file, or look for particular words in it
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a selection of the best of a particular item presented as a feature, especially in magazines or advertisements

    Winter coats are looking seriously good for 2014. Shop our edit of the chicest styles to wrap up in.

    Shop for The Home Edit from our Home & Garden range at John Lewis.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/10/2015

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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