HyperDic: bowdlerisation

English > 2 senses of the word bowdlerisation:
NOUNactbowdlerisation, bowdlerizationwritten material that has been bowdlerized
actbowdlerisation, bowdlerizationthe act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent
English > bowdlerisation: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningwritten material that has been bowdlerized.
Synonymbowdlerization
Broaderwriting, written material, piece of writingThe work of a writer
Verbsbowdleriseedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
English > bowdlerisation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent.
Synonymbowdlerization
Broaderexpurgation, castrationThe deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
Verbsbowdleriseedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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