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.
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.
opposed to the concept that a pregnant woman has the right to choose abortion. Contemporary Examples Policy watchdog RH Reality Check deemed it “one of the most extreme pieces of anti-choice legislation in the country.” Michigan’s Abortion Bombshell: GOP Gets Last-Minute Restrictions Allison Yarrow December 28, 2012 But the anti-choice mainstream has gotten much more […]
a building for public Christian worship. public worship of God or a religious service in such a building: to attend church regularly. (sometimes initial capital letter) the whole body of Christian believers; Christendom. (sometimes initial capital letter) any division of this body professing the same creed and acknowledging the same ecclesiastical authority; a Christian denomination: […]
of, like, pertaining to, or expressing . Contemporary Examples An anti-climactic end is not the World Cup storyline that English fans anticipated. England Eliminated From World Cup 2014: The ‘Years of Hurt’ Continue Tim Teeman June 19, 2014 It was an anti-climactic interlude in a trial that has had many moments of drama. Whitey Bulger […]
opposing colonialism. a person or country that actively opposes colonialism. Contemporary Examples If you were surprised last year when Gingrich said Obama has a “Kenyan, anti-colonial” worldview, you have a lousy memory. What Mitt Romney Could Do to Make the GOP Like Him More Michael Tomasky December 2, 2011 It’s also possible that Barack Obama […]