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censorship

 [sen´ser-ship]
the action of the censor.

censorship

(sĕn′sər-shĭp′)
n.
Psychology Prevention of disturbing or painful thoughts or feelings from reaching consciousness except in a disguised form.
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Furthermore there would have been ways of avoiding disclosure of the source of the leak that would not have required the release of an expurgated version of the document.
Sylvester, Lord Riddell and Maurice Hankey, instead of relying on expurgated published versions.
She herself prepared an expurgated edition of his translation of the Nights "suitable for ladies" and worked tirelessly to mask his scurrilous fascination with such subjects as sadism, phallus worship, circumcision (especially female), and homosexuality from public scrutiny.
This elaborated and distorted version of the story was republished in an expurgated form with commentary in the nineteenth-century Bibliothek der Robinsone, a five-volume collection of travel narratives after the manner of Defoe's work (Haken 4: 128-149).
In three central chapters which focus on the novelistic practices of Samuel Richardson, Ann Radcliffe, and George Eliot, Price aligns the anthology with its disreputable cousins--the abridgment, the expurgated edition, the bowdlerization--in order to show how these little-studied forms exerted an influence on reading in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Much of this section is a reproduction of RCMP files pertaining to the NFB garnered through Access to Information requests--or what remained of these files after they had been expurgated by the CSIS censor.
As a result, texts have been expurgated of references to: sexual innuendo, the disabled, junk food, stereotyping of women (by showing them cooking, for example), scantily clad people, rainbows (gay agenda), age groups, religions, racial or ethnic groups, Satanism, rock and roll music, serious car accidents.
All her competitive results achieved since December 15 2000,have now been expurgated from competition records.
Nearly twenty years after the appearance in expurgated form of the hanky-panky purveying The Garden of Eden--not to mention Kenneth Lynn's revisionary biography--the subject has so come to dominate Hemingway studies that scholars who entered the field after the mid-1980s can hardly imagine a time when such once keystone concerns as war, the code hero, expatriation, and generational malaise were ever examined on their own merits rather than through the refracting lens of sexual difference.
Wildlife had been expurgated from vast tracts of 'countryside', and yet, here and there, I came across species-rich pockets where butterflies and skylarks still tumbled above chalk grassland; where dragonflies glistened with fairy-tale poise; where diaphanous shrimps drifted and wolf spiders lurked.
They will take it to a room where some other private consultants--who might have timber industry clients--will analyze your letter, reduce it to bits in a computerized database, and then submit an expurgated report to the Forest Service.