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bowdlerize

verb [T] disapproving (UK usually bowdlerise) uk   us   /ˈbaʊd.lə.raɪz/
to remove words or parts from a book, play, or film that are considered to be unsuitable or offensive: The version of the play that I saw had been horribly bowdlerized.
Translations of “bowdlerize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 刪節,刪改…
in Chinese (Simplified) 删节,删改…
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