Meaning of censorship

cen•sor•ship

Pronunciation: (sen'sur-ship"), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or practice of censoring.
  2. the office or power of a censor.
  3. the time during which a censor holds office.
  4. the inhibiting and distorting activity of the Freudian censor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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