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1. Someone who edits, especially as an occupation.
2. Anyone who writes editorials.
3. A device for editing film, consisting basically of a splicer and viewer.
4. In computer science, a program used to edit text or data files.
5. From Roman times, the man presenting and financing the circus games, who was usually a politician running for office and this was his way of getting votes.
6. Etymology: from Latin editionem, nominative of editio, "a bringing forth, producing"; from the stem of edere, "bring forth, produce", from ex-, "out" + dere, "to give".
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