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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Printing: direct that a matter marked for omission or correction is to be retained (used in the imperative); Printing: cancel, as of a correction or deletion.

Usage examples (31)
  • For those of you not writers, to "stet" a mark is to say "Let it stand" as it was.
  • Sent DRAGON'S TEETH back to the Nice Editor Lady this morning, with the usual plethora of "stet" marks.
  • Where I couldn't, I allowed myself a rant and then made sure to change it to a simple "stet" or "OK" on my next pass through.
  • Usually, the writer is supposed to check those corrections and accept them or "stet" them in far fewer days than feels possible. for more
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