the act or practice of .
the office or power of a .
the time during which a censor holds office.
the inhibiting and distorting activity of the Freudian censor.
So this startling move towards Internet censorship should come as no surprise.
The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’ Aurora Snow December 5, 2014
Political prisoners were released, and censorship of the media and the Internet was relaxed.
Myanmar’s Free Burma Rangers Are Like Doctors Without Borders…With Guns James Griffiths April 18, 2014
There has been no censorship yet, but hate mail still persists, according to Haddad, including a recent rape threat.
Nude Art Mag Riles Middle East Betwa Sharma September 2, 2010
It neither speaks of the censorship from which the Iranian cinema acutely suffers, nor the political repression.
Iranian Movie ‘A Separation’ Gets Oscar Buzz, Political Flak Omid Memarian February 7, 2012
Students can talk about censorship, dictatorship, and a world where visual images are celebrated over the world of print.
Ray Bradbury, Dead at 91, Taught Generations of Readers How to Dream Malcolm Jones June 5, 2012
Leo Tolstoi voiced his sentiments in a letter which could not be published on account of the censorship.
History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Vol. 3 of 3. S. M. Dubnow
The discovery of a new spot on the sun is evidently a case for the censorship.
Napoleon the Little Victor Hugo
In short, the censorship did what it always does: it left the poison on the table and carefully locked up the antidote.
Three Plays by Brieux Eugne Brieux
Under the Restoration the censorship was not less severe than under Napoleon.
Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards
I went on as if unconscious of the censorship, the boys exerting themselves all the more eagerly for the sake of the ‘gallery.’
Tracks of a Rolling Stone Henry J. Coke
a policy or programme of censoring
the act or system of censoring
(psychoanal) the activity of the mind in regulating impulses, etc, from the unconscious so that they are modified before reaching the conscious mind
1590s, “office of a censor,” from censor (n.) + -ship. Meaning “action of censoring” is from 1824.
a centralizing system; centralization. Historical Examples There is no promise of permanency, even less of stable hierarchies and centralism. The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin They are an expression of accepted hierarchy and centralism to the degree that these could be rendered relative as need required. The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin centralism, to be […]
the act or fact of centralizing; fact of being centralized. the concentration of administrative power in a central government, authority, etc. Chiefly Sociology. a process whereby social groups and institutions become increasingly dependent on a group or institution. concentration of control or power in a few individuals. Contemporary Examples He predicts that “the concentration and […]
of, relating to, or characterized by ; formal; ritual: a ceremonial occasion. used in or in connection with : ceremonial robes. a system of ceremonies, rites, or formalities prescribed for or observed on any particular occasion; a rite. Roman Catholic Church. the order for rites and . a book containing it. formal behavior found at, […]
carefully observant of ; formally or elaborately polite: He greeted his rival with a ceremonious display of friendship. pertaining to, marked by, or consisting of ; formal: a ceremonious reception. Historical Examples You are cold and ceremonious; what, in colloquial language, we should call short. Albert Savarus Honore de Balzac He was ushered into the […]