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expurgateverb [T usually passive]

uk   /ˈek.spə.ɡeɪt/  us   /-spɚ-/ formal
to ​removeparts of a ​piece of writing that are ​consideredlikely to ​causeoffence: The ​book was expurgated to make it ​suitable for ​children.
expurgated
adjective uk   /-ɡeɪ.tɪd/  us   /-ɡeɪ.t̬ɪd/
Only an expurgated version of the ​novel has been ​published so ​far.
expurgation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌek.spəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-spɚ-/
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