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1998. Censor. Collins English Dictionary. Glasgow. (4th ed.). (1.49 Kb) 

Censor n 1 a person authorized to examine publications, theatrical presentations, films, letters, etc., in order to suppress in whole or part those considered obscene, politically unacceptable, etc. 2 any person who controls or suppresses the behaviour of others, usually on moral grounds. 3 (in republican Rome) either of two senior magistrates elected to keep the list of citizens up to date,… Читать далее »

1996. censor. Cambridge International Dictionary of English. Cambridge (0.91 Kb) 

 censor n. [C] a person whose job is to read books, watch films, etc. In order to remove anything offensive from them, or who reads private letters, esp. sent during war or from prison, to remove parts considered unsuitable ● This film will never get past (=be approved by) the censors.             censor obj v [T] ● Figures showing the true scale of overspending have… Читать далее »

Censor. The New University Encyclopaedia Literary Press London P. 256 (1.74 Kb) 

Censor In Rome a magistrate who took  the census of record or “the people and their property. There were two censors, and they were first appointed in 443 B.C. Gradually other powers were given to them. They began to look after the finances, to care for the temples and to forbid practices regarded as harmful to… Читать далее »