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To mark a document so that certain portions of it are unreadable or blacked out; used to censor or delete certain released material which may be sensitive, require deletion to protect privacy, or (usually) to prevent the organization that redacted the document from being embarassed.

Redaction is often done on United States Government documents which have been released under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act.

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