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2008.05.08(Review of 2004.01.16 edition)


Today we'd like to introduce you to the enemy of freedom of expression - the big, bad Mr. C!

Today's Lesson
CENSOR   検閲する


  • To censor is to examine a book, movie, etc. in order to remove parts that are considered dangerous or improper.

    The noun form is censorship.
  • censor とは、本や映画などの中身を調べて、危険である、または不適切であると思われる箇所を削除する、という意味です。

    名詞形は censorship で、検閲、という意味です。



  1. I didn't realize how heavily censored the employee newsletter was until I submitted an article, which they rejected because it was too critical of management.
  2. (notice at an Internet forum)
    The administrator will censor out words and language considered to be inappropriate.
  3. With all the red tape involved in setting up a business, the lack of transparency among government agencies, and the degree of government censorship there, the business climate is extremely unfavorable at the moment.
  4. With the change in government there, censorship of music, art, and literature has become much less heavy-handed.

英会話レッスンAnd that's just one more example of the WordMaster telling it like it is!