bowdlerize - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈbaʊdləraɪz/
present tense
I/you/we/theybowdlerize
he/she/itbowdlerizes
present participlebowdlerizing
past tensebowdlerized
past participlebowdlerized
  1. to remove the parts of a book, film, or play that are likely to offend people, with the result that it is not as good

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