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  • one who condemns or censors
  • (historic) a Roman census administrator, also a judge of public behavior and morality
  • an official responsible for the removal of objectionable or sensitive content
  • (psychology) a hypothetical subconscious agency which filters unacceptable thought before it reaches the conscious
  • (acronym) Censors Ensure No Secrets Over Radios
  • to review in order to remove objectionable content
          the man responsible for censoring films has seen some things in his time
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Cen"sor (?), n. [L. censor, fr. censere to value, tax.] 1. (Antiq.) One of two magistrates of Rome who took a register of the number and property of citizens, and who also exercised the office of inspector of morals and conduct.

2. One who is empowered to examine manuscripts before they are committed to the press, and to forbid their publication if they contain anything obnoxious; -- an official in some European countries.

3. One given to fault-finding; a censurer.

Nor can the most circumspect attention, or steady rectitude, escape blame from censors who have no inclination to approve.
Rambler.

4. A critic; a reviewer.

Received with caution by the censors of the press.
W. Irving.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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