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To remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
“A movie is good, I think, when the censor does not understand what should be censored.”
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To hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
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To fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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To prevent from being heard or noticed
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To prohibit or interdict a given action or process
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To erase or cancel out information, e.g. on a document
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To thoroughly check or investigate particularly with regard to providing formal approval
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An official who examines books, films, news, etc. that are about to be published and suppresses any parts that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security
“During this period, the Ontario Board of Censors was known to be the most liberal of all the provincial boards, and O.J. Silverthorne was the most respected film censor in Canada.”
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A person who criticizes, especially habitually
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A doubt or uncertainty concerning a matter of fact
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Moralizer or critic
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A person's moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one's behaviour
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