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editorial

noun [C]  /ˌed·əˈtɔr·i·əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ us  
a statement in a newspaper or magazine, or on radio or television, that expresses the opinion of the editors or owners on a subject of particular interest: an editorial on the new tax proposal

editorial

adjective  /ˌed·əˈtɔr·i·əl, -ˈtoʊr-/ us  
relating to editors or editing: an editorial staff He insisted that it was an editorial decision to cut the story.
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