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

 ex·pur·gate /ˈɛkspɚ/
 (vt.)刪除,修訂,使純潔

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·pur·gate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expurgated p. pr. & vb. n. Expurgating ]  To purify; to clear from anything noxious, offensive, or erroneous; to cleanse; to purge; as, to expurgate a book.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 expurgate
      v : edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate;
          "bowdlerize a novel" [syn: bowdlerize, bowdlerise, castrate,
           shorten]