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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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Advocates of the new texts "were spreading the word that [the minister] and his followers were not only censors but kooks, zealots, obviously unable to take part in any meaningful dialogue on school curriculum.
Shocked as to how they ( censors in Pakistan and UAE) have missed the message in Bangistan .
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He said the censor board will not only pave the way for production of quality films and dramas but it would also promote the culture of this region.
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If the UK Government feels it has to censor basic information, why does the Welsh Government continue to follow their reckless policy?
New Delhi, June 6 ( ANI ): Sanjay Gupta has questioned the Indian Censor Board for the leniency showed towards the Indonesian martial arts movie 'Raid 2' and biasness that Bollywood faces.
The much-talked about lip-lock scene in "Naan Sigappu Manithan" will be retained in the film, despite the revising committee of the censor board unwilling to give a "U" rating.
LAHORE -- Lahore High Court has barred Central Censor Board from certifying Indian films.
The censor wanted the line cut out of the film but the producer of the film, David O'Selznick, pleaded with him to leave the line in.
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'.