Censorship - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsensərʃɪp|  American pronunciation of the word censorship
Brit.  |ˈsɛnsəʃɪp|  British pronunciation of the word censorship

noun

- counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy (syn: censoring)
- deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances (syn: censoring)

Examples

TV reporters complained of government censorship.

an insidious trend towards censorship of the press

Did you read that piece in the Observer about censorship?

This kind of censorship is un-American.

...his obscene comment touched off a heated debate about the need for censorship on live broadcasts...

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