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 for censorship
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Censorship \Cen"sor*ship\, n.
     The office or power of a censor; as, to stand for a
     censorship. --Holland.
     [1913 Webster]
           The press was not indeed at that moment under a general
           censorship.                              --Macaulay.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: counterintelligence achieved by banning or deleting any
           information of value to the enemy [syn: censoring,
           censorship, security review]
      2: deleting parts of publications or correspondence or
         theatrical performances [syn: censoring, censorship]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "censorship":
     abbreviation, abridgment, bamboo curtain, barrier of secrecy,
     blackout, block, blockage, blocking, blue-penciling,
     bowdlerization, cancellation, censoring, crackdown, crushing,
     curtain, deletion, editing, erasure, expurgation, extinguishment,
     hush-up, inhibition, iron curtain, ironbound security,
     oath of secrecy, official secrecy, omission, pall,
     psychological block, putting down, quashing, quelling, quenching,
     repression, resistance, restraint, seal of secrecy, security,
     smashing, smothering, squashing, squelching, stifling, strangling,
     striking, subdual, suffocating, suppression, throttling, veil,
     veil of secrecy, wraps

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