self-censorship Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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self-censorshipnoun [U]

uk   /ˌselfˈsen.sə.ʃɪp/  us   /-sɚ-/
control of what you say or do in ​order to ​avoidannoying or ​offendingothers, but without being told ​officially that such ​control is ​necessary: These ​writersknew that ​unless they ​practised a ​form of self-censorship, the ​authorities would ​persecute them.
(Definition of self-censorship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-censorship”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自我约束, 自律…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自我約束, 自律…
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