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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 email

Examples of uncensored in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The song was long played uncensored on UK airwaves until 2013, when a BBC station bleeped the slur to the dismay of some listeners, who argued that its omission diluted the song's anti-war message. Scottie Andrew, CNN, 11 Jan. 2022 During our uncensored nocturnal imaginings, full of loose associations, our minds can wander in new directions. Jennifer King Lindley, Health.com, 2 Dec. 2021 The administration is also insisting on uncensored access to the internet for Cuban citizens, who report frequent cuts in service that many think is aimed at silencing dissidents. Tracy Wilkinson Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 18 Oct. 2021 The series will return with new episodes beginning Wednesday, Nov. 3, with the Bellas again promising listeners uncensored access to their lives and discussing current events with special guests. Todd Spangler, Variety, 13 Oct. 2021 It is shown once, uncensored, by director Jodi Gomes, in a way that illustrates the truly minor nature of an episode that got blown up into a media controversy and a culture clash about decency. Jen Chaney, Vulture, 20 Nov. 2021 The social network Telegram was left as one of the only means of uncensored communication. New York Times, 23 May 2021 Newspapers were uncensored, there were rarely troops in the streets and the subjects of the 13 colonies enjoyed greater rights and liberties under the law than any comparable European country of the day. Andrew Roberts, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Oct. 2021 In 1968, suffering state censorship, a writer, Bohumil, secretly pens a novel about Hanta who prints uncensored books. John Hopewell, Variety, 18 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of uncensored

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncensored was in 1890

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14 Jan 2022

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“Uncensored.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncensored. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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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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