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Censored Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
hEnglish - advanced version
adj : suppressed or subject to censorship; "the censored press in some countries" [ant: uncensored]
1. suppressed or subject to censorship; "the censored press in some countries"
1. 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
(hypernym) official, functionary
1. forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
(hypernym) outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise
2. subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government"
(hypernym) measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value
(hyponym) edit, blue-pencil, delete
Censored Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Censorship is the suppression of speech or other public communication which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or inconvenient as determined by a government, media outlet, or other controlling body. It can be done by governments and private organizations or by individuals who engage in self-censorship. It occurs in a variety of different contexts including speech, books, music, films and other arts, the press, radio, television, and the Internet for a variety of reasons including national security, to control obscenity, child pornography, and hate speech, to protect children, to promote or restrict political or religious views, to prevent slander and libel, and to protect intellectual property. It may or may not be legal. Many countries provide strong protections against censorship by law, but none of these protections are absolute and it is frequently necessary to balance conflicting rights in order to determine what can and cannot be censored.
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