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Definition of Censor

Censor

  1. 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.
  4. A critic; a reviewer.

Censor Quotations

Music is art to me, and you don't censor art. You don't go into a museum and censor things.
Iggy Azalea

A censor is an expert in cutting remarks. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.
Laurence J. Peter

I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself.
Tim Robbins

The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper. You must not edit until you get it all on paper. If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness, you'll do yourself a service.
Stephen Sondheim

The censor's sword pierces deeply into the heart of free expression.
Earl Warren
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Censor Translations

censor in Dutch is keuren, censureren
censor in French is censurent, censurez, censurer, censurons
censor in German is zensieren, Sittenrichter, Gutachter
censor in Spanish is censor
censor in Swedish is censor, censurera

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