expurgated expurgated

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having material deleted

Usage(s):

  1. Details of MPs' expenses were due to be published by the authorities in expurgated form this summer.
  2. Ninety-seven editors let the warning pass, knowing full well that he could be expurgated like anybody else, if he broke the laws of libel or good taste.
  3. Both old and New Testament had been carefully revised and expurgated of all things that might bring evil thoughts to the young.
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