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tr.v. ex·pur·gat·ed, ex·pur·gat·ing, ex·pur·gates
To remove erroneous, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material from (a book, for example) before publication.
[Latin expūrgāre, expūrgāt-, to purify : ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + pūrgāre, to cleanse; see peuə- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Adj.||1.||expurgated - having material deleted; "at that time even Shakespeare was considered dangerous except in the expurgated versions"|
censored - suppressed or subject to censorship; "the censored press in some countries"
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expurgated[ˈɛkspərgeɪtɪd] adj [version] → expurgé(e)
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