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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to reduce the impact, intensity or severity of something
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Present participle for to put an end to, especially formally
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Present participle for to postpone from being dealt with
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Present participle for to conceal or disguise (one's thoughts, feelings, or character)
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Present participle for support
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Present participle for to erase from one's memory
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Present participle for to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
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Present participle for to persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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Present participle for omit
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(in psychoanalytic theory) Present participle for to divert or modify (an instinctual impulse) into a culturally higher or socially more acceptable activity
Noun
The act of hiding or concealing something
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The action of suppressing something such as an activity or publication
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Adjective
Maintaining
“Since officials began aggressively suppressing wildfire, many of Florida's forests have been taken over by slash and loblolly pine.”
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