HyperDic: censorship

English > 2 senses of the word censorship:
NOUNactcensorship, censoring, security reviewcounterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
actcensorship, censoringdeleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
censorship > pronunciation
Soundsseh'nsershih.p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > censorship: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningcounterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy.
Synonymscensoring, security review
Narrowermilitary censorshipAll types of censorship conducted by personnel of the armed forces
national censorshipcensorship under civil authority of communications entering or leaving of crossing the borders of the United States or its territories or possessions
Broadercounterintelligenceintelligence activities concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat to security posed by hostile intelligence organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism
Spanishcensura
Catalancensura
English > censorship: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningDeleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances.
Synonymcensoring
NarrowerBowdlerismcensorship in the form of prudish expurgation
Comstockerycensorship because of perceived obscenity or immorality / immorality
BroaderdeletionThe act of deleting something written or printed
Spanishcensura, supresión
Catalancensura
Nounscensora 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

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