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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cen·sor /ˈsɛn(t)sɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cen·sor /ˈsɛn(t)sɚ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cen·sor n.
 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 manuscripts before they are committed to the press, and to forbid their publication if they contain anything obnoxious; -- an official in some European countries.
 3. One given to fault-finding; a censurer.
    Nor can the most circumspect attention, or steady rectitude, escape blame from censors who have no inclination to approve.   --Rambler.
 4. A critic; a reviewer.
    Received with caution by the censors of the press.   --W. Irving.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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
      v 1: forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
           [syn: ban]
      2: subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This
         magazine is censored by the government"