Complete Definition of "expurgate"

was wotd|2006|August|1
English

Etymology
Latin expurgare "cleanse thoroughly".

Pronunciation
IPA|/'Éks.pÉ.geɪt/
audio|en-us-expurgate.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb|expurgates|expurgating|expurgated

  1. transitive To edit out rude, incorrect, offensive, useless, or otherwise undesirable information from a book, CD or other publication; to cleanse; to purge.

#: Incorrect information should be expurgated from Wikis.

Translations

French: expurger
Indonesian: ralat, meralat
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Kurdish: t|ku|pak kirin, t|ku|paqij kirin

fr:expurgate
io:expurgate
pl:expurgate
ru:expurgate
vi:expurgate
zh:expurgate

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