bowdlerization bowdlerization

Definition(s):

  1. (n) written material that has been bowdlerized
  2. (n) the act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent

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Usage(s):

  1. And worries of a nationwide bowdlerization campaign were exacerbated by Macapagal-Arroyo's banning of a film she hadn't even seen.
  2. Bewildered Melville allowed his publishers to expurgate and his present biographer believes the bowdlerization warped his entire career.
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