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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

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

subject to political, religious, or moral censorship

References in periodicals archive ?
Arora, who has produced the movie with the film's lead actress Anushka Sharma's banner Clean Slate Films, said: "They [the Pakistan censor board] seem to be taking random decisions.
Also, the members of Punjab Film Censor Board refused to watch the film saying it was based on a "taboo subject" and outrightly rejected any clearance certificate to it.
However, if the censor board is too shy to deal with such topics then professionals need to be hired who can thoroughly watch the content and approve or disapprove a film on actual criteria rather than assumptions.
The counsel urged the court to stop screening of the movie not only in Punjab but also in entire Pakistan and declare void the certificate issued by the censor board for its exhibition.
The censors read through all the content of the letters and check their paper for intoxicating substances.
Para evidenciar la evolucion de El Censor, Sanchez-Blanco privilegia la diacronia y construye su analisis en torno a tres tiempos que corresponden a las distintas epocas del periodico que padecio dos suspensiones antes de correr definitivamente el telon.
Earlier on Monday, Bombay High Court stated Udta Punjab does not question the " sovereignty or integrity" of India, and also came down upon heavily on the censors.
The Theft Censor is also in Patent Pending status within the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
If the UK Government feels it has to censor basic information, why does the Welsh Government continue to follow their reckless policy?
During the course of proceedings, Film Workers Association stated that censor board was playing a signification role in illegally exhibiting Indian movies in the country.
Pope Benedict XIV's constitution Sollicita ac provida (1753) laid down for the first time rules for how the Church should investigate and censor a book.
Yet weeks earlier you chose not to censor Frankie Boyle cracking gags about a disabled kid sodomising his mother or his use of the racist words "n***" and "p***".
This has not gone well with the censor board in Hyderabad, which has put objection on the line, which says, 'Revenge is the purest emotion'.
17) Telenovela scripts, including segments later deleted from the aired tapes, censors' summaries and opinions regarding every broadcast episode, correspondence between Globo's managerial and production team and the heads of the Censor Division--all provide fascinating materials that unveil a much more poignant picture of Brazilian television during the military regime which could not be attained through the analysis of strictly audiovisual materials.
The robot censor suggested I replace the word with something less offensive.