Definition of proofread verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

proofread

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈpruːfriːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːfriːd//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they proofread
BrE BrE//ˈpruːfriːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːfriːd//
 
he / she / it proofreads
BrE BrE//ˈpruːfriːdz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːfriːdz//
 
past simple proofread
BrE BrE//ˈpruːfred//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːfred//
 
past participle proofread
BrE BrE//ˈpruːfred//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːfred//
 
-ing form proofreading
BrE BrE//ˈpruːfriːdɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpruːfriːdɪŋ//
 
Writing and publishing
 
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[transitive, intransitive] proofread (something) to read and correct a piece of written or printed work Has this document been proofread? See related entries: Writing and publishing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: proofread