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The practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts,
  1. The practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts
    • - details of the visit were subject to military censorship

  1. censoring: counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
  2. censoring: deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
  3. (censor) ban: forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
  4. (censor) someone who censures or condemns
  5. (censor) subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government"
  6. Censorship is the suppression of speech or other communication which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or inconvenient to the general body of people as determined by a government, media outlet, or other controlling body.
  7. France has a long history of governmental censorship, particularly in the 16th to 18th centuries, but today freedom of press is guaranteed by the French Constitution and instances of governmental censorship are relatively limited and isolated.
  8. (Censor (ancient Rome)) The censor was an officer in ancient Rome who was responsible for maintaining the census, supervising public morality, and overseeing certain aspects of the government's finances.
  9. (Censor (song)) Censor is a single by the band Skinny Puppy created for the song "Dogshit".
  10. The use of state or group power to control freedom of expression, such as passing laws to prevent media from being published or propagated
  11. (censor) A Roman magistrate, originally a census administrator, by Classical times a high judge of public behavior and morality; An official responsible for the removal of objectionable or sensitive content; One who censures or condemns; A hypothetical subconscious agency which filters ...
  12. (CENSOR) (tiijltjttjs'), the name of two magis­trates of high rank in the Roman republic. Their office was called Censura (rifjLrjreia or rijj.7}ria). The Census, which was a register of Roman citizens and of their property, was first estab­lished by Servius Tullius, the fifth king of Rome. ...
  13. (Censor) A theologian deputed by a bishop,  religious superior, or Roman Congregation, to judge whether an individual's writing or writings contain anything contrary to faith and morals. The Censor indicates that a work has nothing contrary to faith and morals by giving it his nihil obstat. ...
  14. (Censor) Roman official charged with the census
  15. (censor) (Latin) Roman magistrate elected every five (5) years for a 1½ year term, first instituted in 443 BCE; as the title implies, the censor conducted the census of Roman citizens and property for tax assessment; revised the rolls of senators and equestrians; originally a patrician position ...
  16. (censor) magistrate whose duty was to review the list of senators and to keep a close check on the registration and classification of citizens. A censor was an ex-consul & the position was elected every five years.
  17. The practice of examining certain works with the aim of assessing their suitability and appropriateness for certain groups of people (often children or teenagers) and with making changes deemed necessary according to the legal or moral standards operating at the time. ...
  18. of any images that too directly express repressed material, since this would evoke anxiety and threaten to wake the dreamer
  19. The act of hiding, removing, altering or destroying copies of art or writing so that general public access to it is partially or completely limited. Contrast with bowdlerization. Click here to download a PDF handout discussing censorship in great detail. ...
  20. The practice of suppressing a text or part of a text that is considered objectionable according to certain standards.
  21. The action of suppressing in whole or in part something that is considered politically or morally objectionable. Letters written by Japanese Canadians were opened, read and in many cases pieces were blacked out or cut out. ...
  22. Loving my enemies to the degree that I prevent them from incriminating themselves with the truth.
  23. the means of keeping unpleasant (or unsociable) desires out of consciousness.  Censorship is circumvented through dreams, parapraxes (or "slips of the tongue"), word association, and figures of speech.
  24. This concept should include what is crowded out by other stuff, as well as what is not allowed to be said or read.. Censorship is not just about what may get cut out after it is said or printed, or about refusing publication of swear-words, sex or politics. ...