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COPY EDITING [1 record]

Record 1 2004-07-14


Subject field(s)
  • Correction and Proofreading (Printing)

The checking of a manuscript for house style, accuracy of fact, spelling, syntax, logical construction, possible libel, etc.


Not to be confused with "copy preparation" which comprises the actual preparation of a manuscript which has been copy edited.


  • Correction d'épreuves (Imprimerie)

Vérification et mise au point de la copie qui, lorsqu'elle a lieu, précède la préparation technique de cette même copie.


Le terme français «préparation de la copie» peut parfois englober le «copy editing» et le «copy preparation».


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Corrección de pruebas (Imprenta)

Crítica severa de la copia para asegurarse de que se ajusta a las normas del editor en cuanto a sus hechos, gramática, ortografía, claridad, coherencia, uso y puntuación.

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