Definition of expurgate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

expurgate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈɛkspərˌɡeɪt//
 
expurgate something[usually passive](formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they expurgate
 
he / she / it expurgates
 
past simple expurgated
 
-ing form expurgating
 
 
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to remove or leave out parts of a piece of writing or a conversation when printing or reporting it, because you think those parts could offend people She gave an expurgated account of what had happened.
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