Translation of expurgate in Spanish:


expurgar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈɛkspərˌɡeɪt/ /ˈɛkspəːɡeɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    an expurgated edition una edición expurgada
    • It had been on the books since 1897, when expurgated editions of the classics, especially for consumption in classrooms, were common.
    • She found that most of them had been expurgated to remove anything that was remotely controversial, in some cases making the author's intention unrecognizable.
    • Thomas Jefferson expurgated his own version by cut and paste method.
    • All reference to them has been expurgated from his works… and from all other contemporary accounts.
    • Soldiers' missives haven't been routinely expurgated since World War II and the days of ‘Loose Lips Sink Ships.’
    • As we drew closer to World War Two here, he actually withdrew the book - I mean it was expurgated.
    • Her curiosity piqued, she gathered 10 exams from the past three years and discovered that most of the literary passages had been expurgated.
    • It was first published in drastically expurgated form in 1905.
    • The mass media give little background, and what they do is carefully expurgated.
    • In fact they expurgated any reference to animal sacrifices from their liturgy.
    • If anything, the translation has managed to expurgate many of the careless clauses.
    • Your Honour could make a direction that the transcript be edited or expurgated to that extent.
    • Collated, expurgated and presented in hardback form so many years after his death the journals show a childish, drug-addled man who often verged on a limited kind of brilliance through his songs.
    • Readers get an inspiring - and expurgated - story.
    • The one major error I have detected in Perkins' biography is the confident assertion that she would not have tried to expurgate every unflattering reference.
    • Merely expurgating bigoted speech did not and could not address the underlying problem.
    • Muir retrieved his letters to Carr and had some sections expurgated from them, which he hoped to reserve from the future's prying eyes.
    • I resolved to give him an expurgated account of where I'd been when I got home.
    • Previously Mahler's letters to his wife Alma have been available only in her ruthlessly expurgated version.