Etymology
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stet

direction to printer to disregard correction made to text, 1755, from Latin stet "let it stand," third person singular present subjunctive of stare "to stand, stand upright, be stiff" (from PIE root *sta- "to stand, make or be firm").

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Definitions of stet

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