censor

[[t]se̱nsə(r)[/t]]
censors, censoring, censored
1) VERB If someone in authority censors letters or the media, they officially examine them and cut out any information that is regarded as secret.

[V n] The military-backed government has heavily censored the news.

2) N-COUNT A censor is a person who has been officially appointed to examine letters or the media and to cut out any parts that are regarded as secret.

The report was cleared by the American military censors.

3) VERB If someone in authority censors a book, play, or film, they officially examine it and cut out any parts that are considered to be immoral or inappropriate.

[V n] The Late Show censored the band's live version of `Bullet In The Head'...

[V n] ITV companies tend to censor bad language in feature films.

4) N-COUNT A censor is a person who has been officially appointed to examine plays, films, and books and to cut out any parts that are considered to be immoral.

...the British Board of Film Censors.


English dictionary. 2008.

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