Censor

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Definition

a censor: an official who edits something, an inspector, a critic
noun

to censor: to examine a film, a book, etc. to see if it contains offensive material, and to edit it
verb
This movie was censored. The censors removed all the violent scenes.

censored: having been examined and altered for offensive material, edited
adjective

Examples

  • "I've just learned that the Delavigne Christmas e-card has been intercepted by the FBI, they've censored everything!"
  • "Everyone should be able to express their ideas freely, whenever they want, without being censored or ridiculed."

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