- an·ti·cen·sor·ship, adjective
- pre·cen·sor·ship, noun
- pro·cen·sor·ship, adjective
- self-cen·sor·ship, noun
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How to use censorship in a sentence
While Republicans cried censorship, Democrats urged Silicon Valley to go even further to prevent future incitements of violence.Breaking up Big Tech can’t save American democracy by itself | Jordan Howell | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
Wang, the plaintiffs’ attorney, said all users in the United States should be free from censorship.California plaintiffs sue Chinese tech giant Tencent, alleging WeChat app is censoring and surveilling them | Jeanne Whalen | January 20, 2021 | Washington Post
In his speech at VOA headquarters, Pompeo spoke about “American exceptionalism” and criticized censorship by governments in China, Iran and elsewhere.Voice of America journalists demand resignation of news agency’s top leadership | Paul Farhi | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Others claim that stricter moderation amounts to censorship and pushes users to darker corners of the internet.Parler, the “free speech” social network, explained | Rebecca Heilweil | January 7, 2021 | Vox
It was a useful way to contact people back home, but he experienced censorship early on, hearing from friends in China that they couldn’t see his political posts.
The CDA was passed not in the name of censorship but in the name of protecting children from stumbling across sexual material.
He was referring to web censorship behind the Great Firewall.
He added, “We cannot have a society in which some dictator someplace can start imposing censorship here in the United States.”Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Studio Head Wants Idris Elba For the Next James Bond | William Boot | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.When Countries Lose Their Shit Over American Movies | Asawin Suebsaeng | December 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To many of us, that smacks of censorship, the highest offense to our pride in self-publicity.
The press censorship is a negative evil in London; in Cairo there is no doubt it is positive.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
It was the conflict of material interests and the friarsʼ censorship which created the breach between the vicar and the people.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
But the merciless excisions of inoffensive passages by the Austrian censorship destroyed the journal in a year.My Ten Years' Imprisonment | Silvio Pellico
Adolphe, who arrogates to himself the right of censorship, no longer finds the slightest suggestion to make.The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete | Honore de Balzac
The censorship was more rigid than ever, and Fouch was instructed to stop indiscreet private letters from the army.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
British Dictionary definitions for censorship
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
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