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edit out of (something)

To remove something unwanted or unnecessary from something, often a text or film, while editing it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "edit" and "out." You should edit this paragraph out of your essay because it doesn’t make much sense. Don't worry, we'll edit that line out of the final version.
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edit something out of something

 and edit something out
to strike out words or sentences from something that is going to be published; to cut out textual material in the editing process. She edited the foul language out of the essay. Frank edited out the misspelled words.
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edit in

To insert something during the course of editing: The sound mixer edited in the soundtrack after the video was shot. Before the show was aired, an additional scene was edited in.
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edit out

To delete something during the course of editing: To shorten the film, they decided to edit out one musical number from each scene. The censor insisted that the author edit the controversial paragraph out.
See also: edit, out
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Not Guilty: Twelve Black Men Speak Out on Law, Justice and Life edited by Jabari Asim
Sister Circle: Black Women and Work edited by Sharon Harley
Critical White Studies: Looking Behind the Mirror edited by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic Temple University Press, 1999 paperback, $29.
Crossroads, Directions, and a New Critical Race Theory edited by by Francisco Valdes, Jerome McCristal Culp and Angela P.
James Baldwin: A Critical Evaluation edited by Therman B.
Jean Toomer: A Critical Evaluation edited by Therman B.
More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas (Blacks in the Diaspora) edited by David Barry Gaspar and Darlene Clark Hine Indiana University Press, April 1996, $19.
6 New Air-interface Technologies and Deployment Concepts Edited by David Falconer (Carleton University), Angeliki Alexiou (Lucent Technologies), Stefan Kaiser (DoCoMo Euro-Labs), Martin Haardt (Ilmenau University of Technology) and Tommi Jäamsä (Elektrobit Testing Ltd).
7 Short-range Wireless Communications Edited by Gerhard Fettweis (Vodafone Chair, TU Dresden), Ernesto Zimmermann (Vodafone Chair, TU Dresden), Ben Allen (Kings College London), Dominic C.
8 Reconfigurability Edited by Panagiotis Demestichas (University of Piraeus), George Dimitrakopoulos (University of Piraeus), Klaus M<168>o(beta)ner (CCSR, University of Surrey), Terence Dodgson (Samsung Electronics) and Didier Bourse (Motorola Labs).
9 Self-organization in Communication Networks Edited by Amardeo Sarma (NEC), Christian Bettstetter (DoCoMo) and Sudhir Dixit (Nokia).
End-to-End Reconfigurability Edited by Rahim Tafazolli (University of Surrey), Didier Bourse (Motorola) and Klaus Moessner (University of Surrey
Technologies to Improve Spectrum Efficiency Edited by Bernhard Walke and Ralf Pabst (Aachen University, ComNets).
New Air Interface Technologies Edited by Bernhard Walke and Ralf Pabst (Aachen University, ComNets
Scenarios for the Future Wireless Market Edited by Ross Pow (Analysys) and Klaus Moessner (The University of Surrey).