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cen·sor

 (sĕn′sər)
n.
1. A person authorized to examine books, films, or other material and to remove or suppress what is considered morally, politically, or otherwise objectionable.
2. An official, as in the armed forces, who examines personal mail and official dispatches to remove information considered secret or a risk to security.
3. One that condemns or censures.
4. One of two officials in ancient Rome responsible for taking the public census and supervising public behavior and morals.
5. Psychology The agent in the unconscious that is responsible for censorship.
tr.v. cen·sored, cen·sor·ing, cen·sors
To examine and expurgate.

[Latin cēnsor, Roman censor, from cēnsēre, to assess; see kens- in Indo-European roots.]

cen′sor·a·ble adj.
cen·so′ri·al (sĕn-sôr′ē-əl) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.censored - suppressed or subject to censorship; "the censored press in some countries"
uncensored - not subject to censorship; "uncensored news reports"
References in classic literature ?
From out of the meagerness of our censored histories we learned that for fifteen years after the cessation of diplomatic relations between the United States of North America and the belligerent nations of the Old World, news of more or less doubtful authenticity filtered, from time to time, into the Western Hemisphere from the Eastern.
Same muppet who censored James Bond kissing a woman.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- This time it is not a book, an article, a film or a piece of music that has been censored.
A whole page in Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper's Wednesday issue was censored by the government
Washington, October 16 ( ANI ): Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger starrer upcoming action film 'Escape Plan' has been heavily censored in Dubai due to its use of foul Arabic language.
It is not unheard of for speeches by officials to be censored after delivery and before posting on the Internet.
The censored books were briefly approved, only to be yanked again from the iBookstore a few days later.
Statistics for censored environmental data using Minitab and R, 2d ed.
Censored 2012: The Top 25 Censored Stories of 2010-2011 is a fine collection for any media library and features the top censored stories listed in order of importance according to students, faculty, and a national panel of judges.
Last week, watching the film True Grit, when it came to the bit where John Wayne says: "Fill your hand, you son-of-a-bitch" you censored out "son-of-a-bitch.
Madeleine L'Engle: Banned, Challenged, and Censored
TELLY bosses have censored an episode of outrageous cartoon South Park that showed images of the Prophet Mohammed.