Editorial - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌedɪˈtɔːriəl|  American pronunciation of the word editorial
Brit.  |ɛdɪˈtɔːrɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word editorial

noun

- an article giving opinions or perspectives (syn: column)

adjective

- of or relating to an article stating opinions or giving perspectives
- relating to or characteristic of an editor

Examples

He got an editorial job at the newspaper.

The paper published an editorial strongly criticizing the mayor's actions.

The paper is editorially independent.

In his editorial, he made several important points.

The newspaper editorial is an attack on policy-makers.

The editorial criticizes the college's administration for not taking a stand on the issue.

an editorial urging readers to vote

The editorial accused the government of concealing the truth.

The editorial was a blatant attempt to manipulate public opinion.

One writer objected to what she described as “the bile that is spewed from the newspaper's editorial page.”

...a newspaper editorial offering the timeworn bromide that people should settle their differences peacefully...

The editorial criticizes the draconian measures being taken to control the spread of the disease.

The editorial fulminated against the proposed tax increase.

...the newspaper's editorial board has clearly staked out a pacifist position on the current conflict...

The editorial unleashed a torrent of angry responses.

Word forms

noun
singular: editorial
plural: editorials
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