- n written material that has been bowdlerized
- n the act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent
- Although the President and his party made light of Chinese TV's bowdlerization of the speech (said Reagan to reporters: "You fellows do it all the time"), the Americans were sore .
- And worries of a nationwide bowdlerization campaign were exacerbated by Macapagal-Arroyo's banning of a film she hadn't even seen.
- But last week, the Oregon Geographic Names Board filed an official objection to a bit of bowdlerization by the Federal Bureau of Land Management.