HyperDic: expurgation

English > 1 sense of the word expurgation:
NOUNactexpurgation, castrationthe deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
English > expurgation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work.
Synonymcastration
Narrowerbowdlerization, bowdlerisationThe act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent
BroaderdeletionThe act of deleting something written or printed
Spanishcastración, censura, expurgación
Catalanexpurgació
Verbsexpurgateedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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