un·​cen·​sored | \ ˌən-ˈsen(t)-sərd How to pronounce uncensored (audio) \

Definition of uncensored

: not censored: such as
a : not having any part deleted or suppressed an uncensored version of the film
b : not subject to a censor's examination uncensored e-mail

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Cat and Nat have seven children between them, but in between bedtime stories and making lunches, the moms capture their uncensored talks about parenting on video—usually in the front seat of the car. Amy Haneline, USA TODAY, "These famous moms make us laugh so we don't cry when it comes to parenting," 6 Sep. 2019 China's residents were directed, instead, to the company's uncensored search engine, which was still available in Hong Kong. Xavier Harding, Fortune, "Google Has ‘Terminated’ Project Dragonfly, Its Censored Chinese Search Engine," 17 July 2019 The market for raw, uncensored images of childbirth has surged in recent years, spilling from niche to mainstream thanks to platforms like Instagram. Los Angeles Times, "One more big push, then just say cheese!: High-end photographers enter delivery rooms," 16 Aug. 2019 Douyin, launched in 2016, has 230m monthly active users (its owner, ByteDance, has an uncensored version of the app for users outside China, called TikTok). The Economist, "For some in China, the aim of travel is to create 15-second videos," 15 Aug. 2019 IndyFringe is an uncensored theater festival featuring a variety of comedy, cabaret, dance, drama, magic and music shows. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "Everything you need to know about IndyFringe," 14 Aug. 2019 Violent media, uncensored internet use, and an inadequate system for treating mental health problems have all been cited as factors, but none are unique to the US. Tim Fernholz, Quartz, "America’s mass shootings are a political choice," 6 Aug. 2019 Envy, born Raashaun Casey, likens the show’s atmosphere to the barbershop, where black Americans have long held frank, uncensored discussions. Washington Post, "How ‘The Breakfast Club,’ home to brash hosts and irate rappers, became a one-of-a-kind campaign stop," 17 July 2019 Its control over Hong Kong, where people have access to uncensored news, is much shakier. The Economist, "Chinese troops must stay off the streets of Hong Kong," 8 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of uncensored

1890, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of uncensored was in 1890

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English Language Learners Definition of uncensored

: expressed openly without removal of words or opinions that may shock or offend people : not censored

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