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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcensorshipcen‧sor‧ship /ˈsensəʃɪp $ -ər-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  FORBIDthe practice or system of censoring something censorship of books
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censorshipSmith attended Oxford, where he complained about poor teaching and academic censorship.It is for this reason that totalitarian governments, and even quasi-totalitarian governments, employ censorship.Many community leaders have called for censorship of the Internet.Any films that are shown here have to pass government censorship.De jure censorship is an unquestioned evil in itself.Angry journalists accused the government of censorship of free speech.But this lack of censorship, self or otherwise, should be celebrated for the hard-won battle that it is.The law dominated the field, but it did not operate through the simple mechanisms of censorship and repression.Partial censorship will become complete censorship.Yet while some regulations are equivalent to censorship, others are not.Newspapers had been muzzled by wartime censorship.
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