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Synonyms for censor

Synonyms for censor

to examine (material) and remove parts considered harmful or improper for publication or transmission

to keep from being published or transmitted

Synonyms for censor

someone who censures or condemns

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

Related Words

forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)

subject to political, religious, or moral censorship

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content-promoting laws out of concern for censorial motives.
On peut en deduire que, avant que l'Eglise ne possede un reel pouvoir censorial, l'usage du nom suppose par les pretres n'est pas repandu : on tient au contraire a signer, comme le fait Chaboillez.
The raising of revenue "cannot justify the special treatment of the press, for an alternative means of achieving the same interest without raising concerns under the First Amendment is clearly available: the State could raise the revenue by taxing businesses generally, avoiding the censorial threat implicit in a tax that singles out the press.
Again, the First Amendment does not permit the government to condition the dissemination of speech on censorial approval or abridgement.
There, while accepting the potential legitimacy and importance of must-carry regulation, the Court nonetheless retained an important role in examining this benign legislation precisely to verify that it is in fact benign, rather than either censorial or seriously ill advised.
But Kiely also populates his narrative with a cast of memorable minor characters: May's well-to-do but mostly hapless father, her tart-spirited and acid-tongued spinster aunt, her easily contented sister Dympna and their brother Gerry who seems destined for the priesthood; Dympna's football-playing boyfriend Jim Collins and his unkempt trainer Brass MacManus; the local bully and emerging petty criminal the Bear Mullan and the talented wall artist Joe Keenan; the smugly satirical shopkeeper and publican Tom Nixon and the schoolteacher Jack MacGowan who lives to direct amateur theatre productions under the censorial watch of the Monsignor.
L'interet de ce volume est de rendre compte, a travers des echanges epistolaires et des debats publics eclairants, des formes du changement censorial.
His censorial self-righteousness was fully and loudly endorsed by the bishops of New York and Brooklyn.
of view, and thus are usually not censorial in nature," the Court
There were seemingly more trivial instances of censorial meddling.
Perhaps the ease with which a new South Africa could be born was obscured by the National Party's own censorial policies.
Ava is not personally offended; rather, she is put off by the executive's censorial and exclusionary construction of her sexuality.
Throughout this period, his censorial profile remained so low that a newspaper account of a wedding he attended in the late 1930s simply described Binford as a "prominent Memphis insurance man.
They must live up to higher standards of thought and action, at once analytical, judgmental, even censorial, in the very context of the conservative mind at a maximal point of development.