editor in chief
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the editor who heads or supervises the editorial staff of a publication
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noun pl. editors in chief editors in chiefThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The editor having final responsibility for the operations and policies of a publication.