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"editor" in British English

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editornoun [C]

uk   /ˈed.ɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
B2 a ​person who ​corrects or ​changespieces of ​text or ​films before they are ​printed or ​shown, or a ​person who is in ​charge of a ​newspaper or ​magazine: She's a ​senior editor in the ​referencedepartment of a ​publishingcompany. Who is the ​current editor of the Times?

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(Definition of editor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"editor" in American English

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editornoun [C]

 us   /ˈed·ət̬·ər/
a ​person who corrects and make ​changes to ​texts or ​films before they are ​printed or ​shown, or a ​person who is in ​charge of a ​newspaper, ​magazine, etc., and is ​responsible for all of ​itsreports: a ​textbook/​film editor
(Definition of editor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"editor" in Business English

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editornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈedɪtər/
a ​person who is in ​charge of a ​newspaper, ​magazine, etc. and decides what will be ​published in it: He is the editor of The Wall Street Journal.
a ​person who makes ​changes to a ​text, film, etc. before it is ​printed or ​published: She is a ​freelancewriter, ​reviewer, and editor.
IT a ​piece of ​software for ​editingtext on a ​computer: Do you know how to use an ​HTML editor?
(Definition of editor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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