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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of expurgare, from purgare; PURGE1

expurgated

adjective
     
Related topics: Newspapers, Publishing
ex‧pur‧gat‧ed
TCN an expurgated book, play etc has had some parts removed because they are considered harmful or offensive:
an expurgated version of her writings
expurgate verb [transitive]

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