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English noun: censor

1. censor (person) someone who censures or condemns


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

2. censor (person) 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


Broader (hypernym)functionary, official


English verb: censor

1. censor (social) forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)


ExamplesSam and Sue censor the movie


Synonymsban


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)criminalise, criminalize, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw


Narrower (hyponym)embargo


Domain categorymedium

2. censor (cognition) subject to political, religious, or moral censorship


SamplesThis magazine is censored by the government.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)appraise, assess, evaluate, measure, valuate, value


Narrower (hyponym)blue-pencil, delete, edit









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