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suppressverb [T]

 us   /səˈpres/
  • suppress verb [T] (END BY FORCE)

to end something by force: He either has to begin reforms, or he has to suppress the opposition.
  • suppress verb [T] (KEEP HIDDEN)

to prevent something from being expressed or known: He was accused of suppressing evidence. She could barely suppress a smile.
(Definition of suppress from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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suppressverb [T]

uk   us   /səˈpres/
to prevent something from being seen or expressed: Any decisions to suppress information would have been made by senior managers, not by shareholders.
to prevent something from continuing or operating: They believed higher taxes on the rich would suppress their entrepreneurial and innovative vigor.
(Definition of suppress from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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