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Censor may refer to:

People and organizations[edit]

  • Roman censor, a magistrate for maintaining the census, supervising public morality, etc.
  • Censor Librorum, an expert called on to advise the bishop of diocese whether or not to grant an imprimatur.
  • Imperial censorate, a high-level supervisory agency in ancient China, whose duties involved criticizing other officials.
  • Censor of St Cuthbert's Society, employed by University of Durham to oversee Society members.
  • Cato Censor (Marcus Porcius Cato, 234–149 BC), Roman statesman.
  • Censor (Christ Church, Oxford), the student of Christ Church, Oxford undertaking disciplinary duties assigned to deans of other colleges.
  • Censor, the police of the Royal College of Physicians.


  • Censorship, the control of speech and other forms of human expression.
  • Censoring (statistics), the situation when the value of an observation is only partially known.
  • Censor (film), a 2001 film written and directed by Dev Anand.
  • "Censor" (song), a single released by the band Skinny Puppy for the song "Dogshit" in 1988.

See also[edit]

  • Sensor, a device or organ that detects or senses a signal or its environment
  • Censure, a formal reprimand
  • Censer, a small metal or stone dish used for burning incense