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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

References in periodicals archive ?
Writer and poet Farkhondeh Hajizadeh told Radio Farda last year that only two pages of one of her books had not seen some passages blacked out by the censors.
Furious, Kennedy went to see the chief American censor and told him there was no way he could continue to hold the story.
The irony in this, of course, is that censors considering the work of white writers remained old-fashioned humanists but, in judging the work of black writers according to standards which de Lange calls "African," were in harmony with the chic contemporary assumption that all discourse is political.
Under this definition, the student who objected to the gruesome readings in Hielsberg's class was making no attempt to censor but was merely expressing a personal objection to having to listen to extremely offensive speech.
Shocked as to how they ( censors in Pakistan and UAE) have missed the message in Bangistan .
We still don't know if the censors will allow our movie to be shown in the end.
The April 30 report listed the top 10 Internet censors, beginning with Burma and including: Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Egypt, China, Vietnam, Cuba and Turkmenistan.
Unless censors take the case to a judicial review, the game should shortly be on sale in shops.
THE Indian release of the Hollywood film The Da Vinci Code has been delayed indefinitely by Sony Pictures after a row with the country's censors.
Don't think: I'm offended by self-righteous censors, but there's no option on my ClearPlay DVD player to remove them.
Previously, censors had most often placed responsibility for a published text on the printer.
China often censors political content in newspapers, television broadcasts, films, books and on the Internet, and routinely bans foreign books or films that depict it in a negative light.
Filmmaker Marcelo Pineyro talks about defying the Argentine censors with the scorching gay heist film Burnt Money
Ontario (followed soon after by Quebec and Manitoba) establishes a Board of Censors to regulate the content of motion pictures, the first in North America.