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They exchanged letters, but these were censored by the government. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In a lurid incident shortly before his death, he ran into trouble with government censors. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Should film censors get tougher with their ratings? Times, Sunday Times (2009)BRITAIN'S film censor is suggesting that it could provide the first classifications for content of the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Letters back from the trenches were not so heavily censored. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Nor did he censor his reporting in deference to the Palace. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many wrote scathing criticism of their superiors, only to see their reports censored and rewritten. The Sun (2012)Not surprisingly, government censors cut out whole scenes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The Government has censored the documents to hide the identity of individuals from mobile businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Government censors blocked Nobel prize reports from websites. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Should the show be banned, censored or more carefully edited? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Outrage at the film's content led it to be banned by the censors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But trying to protect sponsors by arresting people who turn up in the wrong T-shirt is like a government trying to censor the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A couple of my other films have been censored, but that was a long time ago. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A volume planned for publication in 1949 was suppressed by the censors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Service postcards provided basic information, allowed by the military censors, for soldiers to tick. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In China, the censor has already cut the movie to just over two hours. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The evidence put to them is censored, controlled, delivered after frequent and unwelcome interruptions and often without being understood. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: censor VERB
If someone in authority censors letters or the media, they officially examine them and cut out any information that is regarded as secret.
The government has heavily censored the news.
British English: censor NOUN
A censor is a person who has been officially appointed to examine letters or the media and to cut out any parts that are regarded as secret.
The report was cleared by the military censors.
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