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English definition of “proofread”

proofread

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈpruːf.riːd/ (proofread) us  
to find and correct mistakes in text before it is printed or put online
proofreading
noun [U] uk   /-ˌriː.dɪŋ/ us  
Most of the errors were corrected at the proofreading stage.
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