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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 component of the unconscious that is posited by psychoanalytic theory to be responsible for preventing certain thoughts or feelings from reaching the conscious mind.
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.
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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.
A SCHOOL censored GCSE artwork because it showed women kissing.
A photo of Xi standing up through the roof of a parade car, next to a picture of Winnie the Pooh in a toy car, was named the 'most censored image of 2015' by political consultancy Global Risk Insights.
The lovable honey-chasing bear's likeness was censored on the nation's top social media platforms over the weekend.
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
The report said that by law, films available in Japan are required to have genitalia properly censored.
For example, dissidents' names suddenly begin to be censored days before they are arrested.
It is not unheard of for speeches by officials to be censored after delivery and before posting on the Internet.
While I was reporting for the paper in Tokyo in 1953 and '54, the "Beetle Bailey" weekly cartoon was censored on the grounds that no derogation can be made of officers and NCOs, which the cartoon did.
Statistics for censored environmental data using Minitab and R, 2d ed.