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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -bowdlerize-, *bowdlerize*
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
bowdlerize[VT] ชำระหรือตัดส่วนที่ไม่สมควรออก

อังกฤษ-ไทย: ศัพท์บัญญัติราชบัณฑิตยสถาน [เชื่อมโยงจาก royin.go.th แบบอัตโนมัติและผ่านการปรับแก้]
bowdlerizeตัดทอน [วรรณกรรม ๖ มี.ค. ๒๕๔๕]

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
bowdlerize    (v) (b au1 d l @ r ai z)
bowdlerized    (v) (b au1 d l @ r ai z d)
bowdlerizes    (v) (b au1 d l @ r ai z i z)

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Bowdlerize \Bowd"ler*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bowdlerized}; p.
     pr. & vb. n. {Bowdlerizing}.] [After Dr. Thomas Bowdler, an
     English physician, who published an expurgated edition of
     Shakespeare in 1818.]
     To expurgate, as a book, by omitting or modifying the parts
     considered offensive; to remove morally objectionable parts;
     -- said of literary texts.
  
     Syn: bowdlerise, expurgate, shorten, cut.
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
  
                It is a grave defect in the splendid tale of Tom
                Jones . . . that a Bowdlerized version of it would
                be hardly intelligible as a tale.   --F. Harrison.
          [1913 Webster] -- {Bowd`ler*i*za"tion}, n. --
          {Bowd"ler*ism}, n.
          [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  bowdlerize
      v 1: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate;
           "bowdlerize a novel" [syn: {bowdlerize}, {bowdlerise},
           {expurgate}, {castrate}, {shorten}]

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