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editorial

ed·i·to·ri·al

editorial

pronunciation:
e dih to ri l
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part of speech: noun
definition: an article in a newspaper, or a statement on television, that gives a personal opinion.
The newspaper printed an editorial against the war.
derivation: editorialist (n.)
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The word editorial contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.