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synonyms for censorship

  • blackout
  • restriction
  • suppression
  • bowdlerization
  • control
  • forbidding
  • blue pencil
  • hush up
  • infringing on rights
  • iron curtain
  • thought control
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antonyms for censorship

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  • approval
  • compliment
  • encouragement
  • endorsement
  • praise
  • recommendation
  • sanction
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How to use censorship in a sentence

While Republicans cried censorship, Democrats urged Silicon Valley to go even further to prevent future incitements of violence.
BREAKING UP BIG TECH CAN’T SAVE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY BY ITSELFJORDAN HOWELLJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Wang, the plaintiffs’ attorney, said all users in the United States should be free from censorship.
CALIFORNIA PLAINTIFFS SUE CHINESE TECH GIANT TENCENT, ALLEGING WECHAT APP IS CENSORING AND SURVEILLING THEMJEANNE WHALENJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In his speech at VOA headquarters, Pompeo spoke about “American exceptionalism” and criticized censorship by governments in China, Iran and elsewhere.
VOICE OF AMERICA JOURNALISTS DEMAND RESIGNATION OF NEWS AGENCY’S TOP LEADERSHIPPAUL FARHIJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Others claim that stricter moderation amounts to censorship and pushes users to darker corners of the internet.
PARLER, THE “FREE SPEECH” SOCIAL NETWORK, EXPLAINEDREBECCA HEILWEILJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
It was a useful way to contact people back home, but he experienced censorship early on, hearing from friends in China that they couldn’t see his political posts.
CHINESE CENSORSHIP INVADES THE U.S. VIA WECHATJEANNE WHALENJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Decrying the ills of censorship won’t get your comment approved.
OUR FAVORITE COMMENTS OF THE YEARTHOMAS LINDECEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
“I will no longer accept the censorship that is happening on Twitter,” she said.
CONSERVATIVES GRUMBLING ABOUT CENSORSHIP SAY THEY’RE FLOCKING TO PARLER. THEY TOLD US SO ON TWITTER.DREW HARWELL, RACHEL LERMANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Rivera said this increased censorship is because of their identity.
TRANSGENDER ACTIVIST ONCE AGAIN BANNED FROM FACEBOOK PAGEKAELA ROEDEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Rivera said they experience more censorship because of their identity.
PUERTO RICO LGBTQ ACTIVIST BLOCKED FROM FACEBOOK ACCOUNTS FOR TWO MONTHSKAELA ROEDEROCTOBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
This bill helps ensures that the communications censorship that is increasingly common in other countries doesn’t happen in the US.
REPRESENTATIVES PROPOSE BILL LIMITING PRESIDENTIAL INTERNET ‘KILL SWITCH’DEVIN COLDEWEYOCTOBER 22, 2020TECHCRUNCH
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WORDS RELATED TO CENSORSHIP

  • a thou-shalt-not
  • boycott
  • censorship
  • don't
  • embargo
  • injunction
  • interdiction
  • limitation
  • no-no
  • off limits
  • out of bounds
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • refusal
  • restriction
  • stoppage
  • suppression
  • taboo
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