censoring

Definitions of censoring
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n deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances

Synonyms:
censorship
Types:
Bowdlerism
censorship in the form of prudish expurgation
Comstockery
censorship because of perceived obscenity or immorality
Type of:
deletion
the act of deleting something written or printed

n counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any information of value to the enemy

Synonyms:
censorship, security review
Types:
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military censorship
all types of censorship conducted by personnel of the armed forces
national censorship
censorship under civil authority of communications entering or leaving of crossing the borders of the United States or its territories or possessions
civil censorship
military censorship of civilian communications (correspondence or printed matter of films) entering or leaving of circulating within territories controlled by armed forces
field press censorship
security review of news (including all information or material intended for dissemination to the public) subject to the jurisdiction of the armed forces
prisoner of war censorship
military censorship of communication to and from prisoners of war and civilian internees held by the armed forces
armed forces censorship
military censorship of personal communications to or from persons in the armed forces
Type of:
counterintelligence
intelligence activities concerned with identifying and counteracting the threat to security posed by hostile intelligence organizations or by individuals engaged in espionage or sabotage or subversion or terrorism

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