Translation of "repress" - English-Spanish dictionary

repress

verb uk /rɪˈpres/ us

to not allow something, especially feelings, to be expressed

reprimir, contener
He repressed a sudden desire to cry.

to control what people do, especially by using force

reprimir

(Translation of “repress” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

repress

verb /rəˈpres/

to keep (an impulse, a desire to do something etc) under control

reprimir
He repressed a desire to hit the man.
repression /-ʃən/ noun

represión
repressive /-siv/ adjective

severe; harsh

represivo
a repressive regime.
repressiveness noun

carácter represivo

(Translation of “repress” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)