1The suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security.‘the regulation imposes censorship on all media’
- ‘we have strict censorship laws’
2count noun (in ancient Rome) the office or position of censor.
- ‘he celebrated a triumph together with his father and they held the censorship jointly’
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