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Dictionary Definition

silenced adj : reduced to silence; "the silenced crowd waited expectantly" [ant: unsilenced]

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Verb form

  1. past of silence


  1. made silent
  2. In the context of "of a firearm": fitted with a silencer

Extensive Definition

Silenced : China's Great Wall of Censorship is a political book by Oystein Alme and Morten Vågen, published by Amaryllis Media in 2006. The book is about human rights and censorship in China and Tibet.
According to information on the pages of the website of Reporters Without Borders, the international non-governmental organization that advocates freedom of the press, this "book takes the reader on a fascinating and disturbing trip behind China’s Great Wall of Censorship. It also tells the story of Voice of Tibet, the radio station China couldn’t silence."


silenced in Norwegian: Silenced
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