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1. censorship

noun. ['ˈsɛnsɝˌʃɪp'] counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy.

Synonyms

  • national censorship
  • counterintelligence
  • military censorship
  • security review

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • censor (English)
  • censor (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word censorship


1. Noun, singular or mass
There is debate over whether censorship is good or bad in the music industry.

2. Verb, base form
Say no to censorship."

Quotes containing the word censorship


1. Iranian filmmakers are not passive. They fight whenever they can, as creative expression means a lot to them. The restrictions and censorship in Iran are a bit like the British weather: one day it's sunny, the next day it's raining. You just have to hope you walk out into the sunshine.
- Asghar Farhadi

2. Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.
- Judy Blume

3. I resent the fact that a parental warning sticker has to be included on an album as cover art. To me that's censorship.
- Jeff Buckley

2. censorship

noun. ['ˈsɛnsɝˌʃɪp'] deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances.

Synonyms

  • Comstockery
  • censoring
  • deletion

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • censor (English)
  • censor (Latin)
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