blue-pencil definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To edit, revise, or proper with or like with a blue pencil.
    • to improve, erase, or abridge (a portion of a text) with a blue pen (or like with a blue pen), as with the editing process; -- of books, etc.
  • verb:
    • To modify, specifically to censor, written documents.
    • to utilize a line-item veto
    • slice or eliminate

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