censor

A Roman magistrate responsible for amongst other things the census, the public moral (regimen morum) and the putting out to tender projects that were to be financed by the state. The first 2 censors served in 443 BC. They were to assist the consuls by counting of the Roman citizens (census). This job had to be done every 4 years, which at a later d…...
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Censor

• (n.) One of two magistrates of Rome who took a register of the number and property of citizens, and who also exercised the office of inspector of morals and conduct. • (n.) One who is empowered to examine manuscripts before they are committed to the press, and to forbid their publication if they contain anything obnoxious; -- an officia...
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Censor

(Latin) Roman magistrate elected every five (5) years for a 1½ year term, first instituted in 443 BCE; as the title implies, the censor conducted the census of Roman citizens and property for tax assessment; revised the rolls of senators and equestrians; originally a patrician position but eventually became plebeian; came to be in charge of the ...
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censor

(sen´sәr) Freud's term for the mental faculty that guards the border between the unconscious and preconscious, using defense mechanisms and other means to prevent unconscious thoughts and wishes from coming into consciousness unless they are disguised, as in dreams or fantasies.
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censor

noun a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable
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censor

(magistrate) In ancient Rome, either of two senior magistrates, high officials elected every five years to hold office for 18 months. They were responsible for regulating public morality, carrying out a census of the citizens, and revising the senatorial list. The Roman censorship was institut...
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Censor

Cen'sor noun [ Latin censor , from censere to value, tax.] 1. (Antiq.) One of two magistrates of Rome who took a register of the number and property of citizens, and who also exercised the office of inspector of morals and conduct. 2. One who is empowered to examine...
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Censor

An organization, numbering as few as one and as many as a community will allow on a committee, that decides what parts of a film, or an entire film, may be viewed by the public
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censor

censor (sen'sur) , title of two magistrates of ancient Rome (from c.443 B.C. to the time of Domitian). They took the census (by which they assessed taxation, voting, and military service) and supervised public behavior. They also had charge of public works and filled vacancies among the senators...
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Censor

Censors were two officers in ancient Rome who held office for eighteen months, and whose business was to draw up a register of the citizens and the amount of their property, for the purposes of taxation; to keep watch over the morals of the citizens, for which purpose they had power to censure vice and immorality by inflicting a public mark of igno...
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censor

in ancient Rome, a magistrate whose original functions of registering citizens and their property were greatly expanded to include supervision of ... [4 related articles]
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censor

In ancient Rome, either of two senior magistrates, high officials elected every five years to hold office for 18 months. They were responsible for regulating public morality, carrying out a census...
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censor

In psychoanalytic theory, the psychic barrier that prevents certain unconscious thoughts and wishes from coming to consciousness unless they are so cloaked or disguised as to be unrecognizable. ... Origin: L. A judge, critic, fr. Censeo, to value, judge ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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censor

in traditional East Asia, governmental official charged primarily with the responsibility for scrutinizing and criticizing the conduct of officials ... [4 related articles]
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Censor

The person to whom the bishop or his representative, mandates to examine a work of a religious-moral nature, before authorizing its publication
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censor

Type: Term Pronunciation: sen′sōr Definitions: 1. In psychoanalytic theory, the psychic barrier that prevents certain unconscious thoughts and wishes from coming to consciousness unless they are so cloaked or disguised as to be unrecognizable.
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censor

[n] - a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable 2. [v] - subject to political, religious, or moral censorship
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