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censors, plural;
  1. Examine (a book, movie, etc.) officially and suppress unacceptable parts of it
    • - my mail was being censored
  1. An official who examines material that is about to be released, such as books, movies, news, and art, and suppresses any parts that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security

  2. An aspect of the superego that is said to prevent certain ideas and memories from emerging into consciousness

  3. (in ancient Rome) Either of two magistrates who held censuses and supervised public morals

  1. ban: forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
  2. someone who censures or condemns
  3. a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable
  4. subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government"
  5. (censorship) censoring: counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
  6. 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.
  7. Censor is a single by the band Skinny Puppy created for the song "Dogshit".
  8. (Censored (Private Snafu)) Private Snafu is the title character of a series of black-and-white American instructional cartoon shorts produced between 1943 and 1945 during World War II. The character was created by director Frank Capra, chairman of the U.S. ...
  9. (Censoring (clinical trials)) The term censoring is used in clinical trials to refer to mathematically removing a patient from the survival curve at the end of their follow-up time. Censoring a patient will reduce the sample size for analyzing after the time of the censorship. ...
  10. (Censoring (statistics)) In statistics, engineering, and medical research, censoring occurs when the value of an observation is only partially known.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 unacceptable ...
  13. (censored) Having had objectionable content removed; being something someone has censored
  14. (censorship) The use of state or group power to control freedom of expression, such as passing laws to prevent media from being published or propagated
  15. (CENSORING) A term used in survival or time-to-event analyses to denote an individual who has not experienced the event of interest as of a specific point in follow-up, e.g. time of interim analysis, end of study, or time at lost to follow-up. ...
  16. (Censoring) The censorship indicates various forms of infringements to the freedom of expression, before and/or after their publication (a priori and a posteriori censorship).
  17. (Censoring) We are accustomed to use "censored" to indicate that something has been withheld for some reason. The term is used in working with time-related data such as survival analysis (indicate this to be a glossary term) to indicate missing observations rather than withheld information. ...
  18. (censoring) In an experiment in which subjects are followed over time until an event of interest (such as death or other type of failure) occurs, it is not always possible to follow every subject until the event is observed. ...
  19. (Censorship) of music, the practice of censoring music from the public, may take the form of partial or total censorship with the latter banning the music entirely.
  20. (censorship) The suppression information considered offensive or a threat to security.
  21. (CENSORSHIP) 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. ...
  22. (CENSORSHIP) The prevention of disturbing or painful thoughts, feelings or actions from reaching consciousness except in a disguised form, especially consciousness of psychosocial pathology.
  23. (Censorship) A film for theatrical release is reviewed by a film classification board which may request certain changes before release will be allowed, or allowed under a certain age rating.
  24. (Censorship) Attempts by Christian parents and leadership groups to restrain ADL/liberal promotion of homosexuality, pornography, sex education and secularist “respect for diversity” in public schools. ...
  25. (Censorship) Changes required of a movie by some person or body other than the studio or the filmmakers, usually a national or regional film classification board. See also certificate.