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bowdlerize in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbowdlerizebowd‧ler‧ize (also bowdlerise British English) /ˈbaʊdləraɪz/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 ALto remove all the parts of a book, play etc that you think might offend someone – used to show disapproval 🔊 a bowdlerized version of ‘Antony and Cleopatra’→ See Verb table