Meaning of “suppression” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “suppression” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"suppression" in American English

See all translations

suppressionnoun [ U ]

us /səˈpreʃ·ən/

suppression noun [ U ] (HIDING SOMETHING)

the act of preventing something from being expressed or known:

the suppression of emotions

suppression noun [ U ] (ENDIN SOMETHING)

the act of ending something by force:

the suppression of human rights

(Definition of “suppression” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)