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suppress

verb [T]
 
 
/səˈpres/
FEELINGS to control feelings so that they do not show: I could barely suppress my anger.Secrecy and privacy
INFORMATION to prevent information from being known: to suppress evidence/newsSecrecy and privacyPreventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
FIGHT to stop someone or something by using force: [often passive] The rebellion was suppressed by government forces.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restrictingControlling and being in charge
suppression
 
 
/səˈpreʃən/ noun [U]
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