Sunday, July 16, 2006

Topic #11--Censor


Censor
n.
1 A person authorized to examine books, films, or other material and to remove or suppress what is considered morally, politically, or otherwise objectionable.
2 An official, as in the armed forces, who examines personal mail and official dispatches to remove information considered secret or a risk to security.
3 One that condemns or censures.
4 One of two officials in ancient Rome responsible for taking the public census and supervising public behavior and morals.
5 Psychology. The agent in the unconscious that is responsible for censorship.

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