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editorial

noun [C] uk   /ˌed.ɪˈtɔː.ri.əl/ us    /-əˈtɔːr.i-/ ( UK also leader, leading article)
an article in a newspaper that expresses the editor's opinion on a subject of particular interest at the present time: All the papers deal with the same subject in their editorials.

editorial

adjective uk   /ˌed.ɪˈtɔː.ri.əl/ us    /-əˈtɔːr.i-/
relating to editors or editing, or to the editor of a newspaper or magazine: editorial staff Editorial decisions are generally made by senior editors. It's plain reporting of the facts - there's not much editorial content (= opinion).
Translations of “editorial”
in Korean 사설…
in Arabic افتِتاحِيّة…
in Portuguese editorial…
in Catalan editorial…
in Japanese 社説…
in Italian editoriale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 社論,社評…
in Russian редакторский…
in Turkish yazı işleri ile ilgili, gazeteye ilişkin editör yorumu, başyazı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 社论,社评…
in Polish redaktorski, redakcyjny…
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