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censūra , ae, f. censor.
I. The office of censor, censorship, Liv. 4, 8, 2; 4, 24, 3 sq.; 9, 34, 16 sq.; 9, 46, 10 et saep.; Cic. Inv. 1, 30, 48; Plin. 14, 4, 5, § 44; Ov. F. 6, 647 et saep.—Prov.: “dat veniam corvis, vexat censura columbas,Juv. 2, 63.—
II. Trop.
A. A judgment, opinion, in gen. (prob. not ante-Aug.), Ov. R. Am. 362: “vivorum,Vell. 2, 36, 3: “vini,Plin. 14, 6, 8, § 72: “culinarum,id. 9, 54, 79, § 169: “cachinni,Juv. 10, 31: “de omni scripto (Senecae) judicium censuramque facere,Gell. 12, 2, 2. —
B. A severe, rigid judgment, severity: parentis, Treb. Gall. 3; Capitol. M. Aur. 22.
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