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    #1

    edit vs proofread

    What is the difference between "edit" and "proofread"?

    I have referred to my dictionary and they seem to have the same meaning.

    Thanks.

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    Re: edit vs proofread

    If you peoffread something, you check it fo tyographical errors.

    If you edit something, you check the style and accuracy of the content,

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