censorial


censorial
adjective /ˌsɛnˈsɔriəl/
relating to a censor

Nothing less than the relation between you and me can possibly authorize that freedom; but fortunately for you, my parental rights, joined to my censorial powers, give it me in its fullest extent, and my concern for you will make me exert it.


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  • censorial — censorial, iale, iaux [ sɑ̃sɔrjal, jo ] adj. • 1762; du lat. censor ♦ De la censure. Loi censoriale. ● censorial, censoriale, censoriaux adjectif (latin censorius ou anglais censorial) Relatif à la censure. ⇒CENSORIAL, ALE, AUX, adj. Qui concerne …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Censorial — Cen*so ri*al, a. 1. Belonging to a censor, or to the correction of public morals. Junius. [1913 Webster] 2. Full of censure; censorious. [1913 Webster] The censorial declamation of Juvenal. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • censorial — censorial, ale (san so ri al, a l ) adj. 1°   Relatif à la fonction des censeurs à Rome. La magistrature censoriale. 2°   Relatif à la censure exercée par des magistrats ou des agents du gouvernement. Lois censoriales. Offices censoriaux.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • censorial — adjective see censor I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • CENSORIAL — ALE. adj. Qui est relatif à la censure exercée par le gouvernement. Lois censoriales …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • censorial — See censorable. * * * …   Universalium

  • censorial — adj. of censorship; pertaining to a public controller (one who examines and censors published material) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • censorial — cen·so·ri·al …   English syllables

  • censorial — adjective belonging or relating to a censor or a censor s functions • Pertains to noun: ↑censor • Derivationally related forms: ↑censor …   Useful english dictionary

  • censoriale — ● censorial, censoriale, censoriaux adjectif (latin censorius ou anglais censorial) Relatif à la censure …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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