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proofread

To read a document for proper grammar or view an image for accuracy and validity. Proofreading is the stage between writing and publishing. Years ago, proofreaders had to be spelling experts; however, most documents today are put through the spell checker feature in the computer. See spell checker and prepress proof.
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Nows the time for a business writing tuneup: Get your proofreading, grammar and writing skills revved up with Proofread with Perfection: Writing, Proofreading and Grammar Techniques.
When finished work was kept out of sight, participants who proofread individual and attached pages rated themselves similarly, based on more objective criteria.
ProofreadNOW proofreads MS Word, Quark, WordPerfect, PageMaker, PowerPoint, text, and PDF formats.
Asking friends on campus to proofread papers was a bothersome ordeal when they all had assignments of their own to complete.
Election officials said in the future they will proofread hard copies of the final bond language before sending the versions to the printers, in addition to checking them against the council file.
A built-in spell checker which automatically suggests corrections and enables users to proofread messages before they are sent.
Each translator works with one segment at a time, and are allotted two minutes for which to proofread, approve or modify the selected translation.
With free membership and eliminating the timely process of sorting through freelancers, project management and invoicing, the Ackuna translator provides users the option to have translations proofread at a reasonable, and much more affordable, rate of $.
The self-service website lets users upload their documents and receive a fully-edited, proofread version within 24 hours for only $3.
These profiles are reviewed, revised and proofread by the biographees themselves in order to ensure accuracy.
It is estimated that it would take someone 60 years to proofread the entire text.