Definition of censorship in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsensərSHip/ /ˈsɛnsərʃɪp/

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  • 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’
  • 2(in ancient Rome) the office or position of censor.

    • ‘he celebrated a triumph together with his father and they held the censorship jointly’