precensor

verb
pre·​cen·​sor | \ (ˌ)prē-ˈsen(t)-sər How to pronounce precensor (audio) \
precensored; precensoring; precensors

Definition of precensor

transitive verb

: to censor (a publication or film) before its release to the public

First Known Use of precensor

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Precensor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precensor. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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