Definition of redactor in US English:

redactor

noun

  • See redact

    • ‘The problem is not that he has abridged the Bible - the very creation of Scripture required the editorial judgment of its redactors - but that he has attenuated it.’
    • ‘The final redactors of the text clearly did not consider it their business to edit such things out - or even to correct what appear to be outright grammatical errors.’
    • ‘No doubt many redactors took a hand in shaping this chapter from stories in the oral tradition.’
    • ‘The redactor openly indicates, not only that we are given two visions, but also that they are very different from one another.’
    • ‘An important question to ask in closing will be whether our redactor is merely an editor or also plays the role of author through his redactional activity.’

Pronunciation

redactor

/-tər/