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Meaning of CENSORSHIP

Pronunciation:  'sensur`ship

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
  2. [n]  counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy
 

CENSORSHIP is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: censoring, security review
 
 See Also: Bowdlerism, Comstockery, counterintelligence, deletion, military censorship, national censorship

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cen"sor*ship\, n.
The office or power of a censor; as, to stand for a
censorship. --Holland.

      The press was not indeed at that moment under a general
      censorship.                              --Macaulay.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abbreviation, abridgment, bamboo curtain, barrier of secrecy, blackout, block, blockage, blocking, blue-penciling, bowdlerization, cancellation, censoring, crackdown, crushing, curtain, deletion, editing, erasure, expurgation, extinguishment, hush-up, inhibition, iron curtain, ironbound security, oath of secrecy, official secrecy, omission, pall, psychological block, putting down, quashing, quelling, quenching, repression, resistance, restraint, seal of secrecy, security, smashing, smothering, squashing, squelching, stifling, strangling, striking, subdual, suffocating, suppression, throttling, veil, veil of secrecy, wraps
 

 

 

 

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