X-certificate

X-certificate

adj
(Film) films obsolete Brit a film classification indicating a film that may not be publicly shown to anyone under 18. Since 1982 replaced by symbol 18
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X-certificate

[ˈeksəˌtɪfɪkɪt] ADJ (Brit) (Cine) → no apto para menores de 18 años
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X-certificate

[ˌɛksəˈtɪfɪkət] adj (Brit) (Cine) → vietato ai minori di 18 anni (secondo un sistema di censura non più in uso)
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I was even happy with the milk marketing board's cinema ad showing Vincent Price chugging a pinta on the set of The Abominable Dr Phibes, just for the glimpses of an X-certificate rat attack I thought I'd never be old enough to see in its full gory glory.
A huge contrast came with the grand guignol of Bartok's Miraculous Mandarin, its cacophony well controlled, brass sleazy and louche, clarinet solos dark and haunting, its erotic waltz softly cushioned, and all its mystery and X-certificate allure combining with the driving impetus Seal propelled with these brilliant young players.
His language was X-certificate and apparently I wasn't very good and we were playing with 10 men whenever I was in the side.
White's position should have an X-certificate. Isolated pawns!
But it was the X-certificate intervention of Pickford in the 76th minute which had Hughes raging.
There is no prospect of Albion winger Anthony Knockaert running the gauntlet of Watford defender Miguel Britos's brutality again after the Uruguayan's X-certificate tackle in the goalless draw at Vicarage Road in August.
November 27 1996: The Riverside winces as Chris Morris hits Keith Gillespie with an X-certificate tackle in Boro's 3-1 Road to Wembley League Cup win over Newcastle.
I know, maybe the Echo should have issued an X-Certificate on any worrying happenings in Fur and Feather town!
That doesn't tell the half of it since Coraline might just as well be the first 'X-certificate' PG-rated movie for children.
Vijay Singh's putting has often been so X-certificate that eyes have to averted from the screen.