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Definition 1: a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable - [noun denoting person]

(censor is a kind of ...) a worker who holds or is invested with an office

Definition 2: someone who censures or condemns - [noun denoting person]

(censor is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 3: subject to political, religious, or moral censorship - [verb of cognition]

Samples where censor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This magazine is censored by the government

(censor is a kind of ...) evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of

"I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional" "access all the factors when taking a risk"

(... is a kind of censor ) cut or eliminate

"she edited the juiciest scenes"

Synonyms for censor in the sense of this definition

(censor is a kind of ...) declare illegal; outlaw

"Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

(... is a kind of censor ) ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons

"embargoed publications"

(censor belongs to category ...) an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

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