Censor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsensər|  American pronunciation of the word censor
Brit.  |ˈsɛnsə|  British pronunciation of the word 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


- forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper) (syn: ban)
- subject to political, religious, or moral censorship


Government censors deleted all references to the protest.

The station censored her speech before broadcasting it.

His report was heavily censored.

He regarded his father as a rigid censor.

The information given to the press was carefully censored by the Ministry of Defence.

Cato the Censor

All press reports have to be passed by censer.

The TV report has been censored and only parts of it can be shown.

The news of riots was censored.

This magazine is censored by the government

It is not constitutional to censor the press.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: censor
he/she/it: censors
present participle: censoring
past tense: censored
past participle: censored
singular: censor
plural: censors
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