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censorship

noun cen·sor·ship \ˈsen(t)-sər-ˌship\

: the system or practice of censoring books, movies, letters, etc.

Full Definition of CENSORSHIP

1
a :  the institution, system, or practice of censoring
b :  the actions or practices of censors; especially :  censorial control exercised repressively
2
:  the office, power, or term of a Roman censor
3
:  exclusion from consciousness by the psychic censor

First Known Use of CENSORSHIP

circa 1591

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

censorship

noun cen·sor·ship \ˈsen(t)-sər-ˌship\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CENSORSHIP

:  exclusion from consciousness by the psychic censor

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