proofread past tense and past participle proofread

proofread past tense and past participle proofread
verb (I, T) to read through something written or printed in order to correct any errors in it — proofreader noun (C)

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • proofread — UK [ˈpruːfˌriːd] / US [ˈprufˌrɪd] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms proofread : present tense I/you/we/they proofread he/she/it proofreads present participle proofreading past tense proofread UK [ˈpruːfˌred] / US [ˈprufˌred] past… …   English dictionary

  • proofread — [ˈpruːfˌriːd] (past tense and past participle proofread [ˈpruːfˌred] ) verb [I/T] to correct the mistakes in a piece of writing before the final copy is printed proofreader [ˈpruːfˌriːdə] noun [C] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • proofread — proof|read [ˈpru:fri:d] v also proofpast tense and past participle proofread [ red] [I and T] to read through something that is written or printed in order to correct any mistakes in it >proofreader n >proofreading n [U] ▪ a proofreading… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • proofread — proof|read [ pruf,rid ] (past tense and past participle proof|read [ pruf,red ] ) verb intransitive or transitive to read something written or printed and mark any mistakes so that they can be corrected ╾ proof|read|er noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • proof — I UK [pruːf] / US [pruf] noun Word forms proof : singular proof plural proofs ** Get it right: proof: When proof means information that proves something , it is almost always an uncountable noun, and so: ▪  it rarely comes after a or a number… …   English dictionary

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