editor in chief
noun Date: 1873 an editor who heads an editorial staff

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • editor in chief — n. pl. editors in chief the editor who heads or supervises the editorial staff of a publication …   English World dictionary

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  • editor-in-chief — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms editor in chief : singular editor in chief plural editors in chief the most senior editor working on a newspaper or magazine who decides what will be printed in it …   English dictionary

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  • editor-in-chief — /ɛdətər ɪn ˈtʃif/ (say eduhtuhr in cheef) noun (plural editors in chief) the controlling editor of a publication …   Australian English dictionary

  • editor in chief — pl. editors in chief. the policy making executive or principal editor of a publishing house, publication, etc. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

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