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Meaning of “proofread” in the English Dictionary

"proofread" in British English

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proofreadverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈpruːf.riːd/ (proofread)
to ​find and ​correctmistakes in ​text before it is ​printed or put ​online
proofreading
noun [U] uk   us   /-ˌriː.dɪŋ/
Most of the ​errors were ​corrected at the proofreading ​stage.
(Definition of proofread from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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proofreadverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈprufˌrid/
to ​read and ​correct a ​piece of written ​work: [I/T] Tondra proofreads (​books) for a ​smallpublishingcompany.
(Definition of proofread from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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proofreadverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈpruːfriːd/
to ​find and ​correct mistakes in ​copies of ​printedtext before the ​finalcopies are ​printed: I was ​asked to proofread the ​website by the next day.
(Definition of proofread from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proofread”
in Spanish revisar…
in Vietnamese hiệu đính…
in Malaysian membaca pruf…
in Thai พิสูจน์อักษร…
in French corriger les éprouves de…
in German Korrektur lesen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 校对…
in Indonesian mengoreksi cetakan percobaan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 校對…
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