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To forcibly put an end to
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“The government had sent troops from the mainland to suppress the uprising.”
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To restrain or repress, such as laughter or an expression
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“Nicholas smiled and tried to suppress his feeling of joy.”
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To hide or conceal something (literally or figuratively)
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“Across the putative boundaries between ethnicity and modernism, the criterion of taste would be put in place that would effectively suppress it from view.”
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To hide or refuse to disclose information
“You've ceased to try to deal with the issues, and moved into attempts to suppress information to prevent others from even being exposed to the issues.”
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To stunt or suppress the normal growth of
“Restoration of tumor-suppressor gene function to a cancer cell should suppress its growth.”
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To prohibit or interdict the use, participation or inclusion of
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“The King goes on to discuss his desire to suppress the use of opium.”
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To block or obstruct, especially a flow or stream
“On May 26, BP attempted a strategy under which heavy drilling mud was pumped into the BOP to suppress the flow of oil.”
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To oppress or subjugate others in some way
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“The former immediately sensed that his cunning adversary was going down the river to suppress his people and thereby to claim his lordship over them.”
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To reduce the impact, intensity or severity of something
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To put an end to, especially formally
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To postpone from being dealt with
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To conceal or disguise (one's thoughts, feelings, or character)
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To erase from one's memory
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To put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
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To persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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(in psychoanalytic theory) To divert or modify (an instinctual impulse) into a culturally higher or socially more acceptable activity
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