HyperDic: bowdlerization

English > 2 senses of the word bowdlerization:
NOUNactbowdlerization, bowdlerisationwritten material that has been bowdlerized
actbowdlerization, bowdlerisationthe act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent
English > bowdlerization: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningwritten material that has been bowdlerized.
Synonymbowdlerisation
Broaderwriting, written material, piece of writingThe work of a writer
Verbsbowdlerizeedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
English > bowdlerization: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent.
Synonymbowdlerisation
Broaderexpurgation, castrationThe deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
Verbsbowdlerizeedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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