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suppress

verb /səˈpres/
to defeat or put a stop to (eg a rebellion)
reprimir
The uprising was suppressed in a harsh crackdown.
to keep back or stifle
contener; sofocar, ahogar
She suppressed a laugh.
to prevent from being published, known etc
censurar; prohibir
The authorities are always trying to suppress information.
suppression /-ʃən/ noun
supresión; represión; prohibición
(Definition of suppress from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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