derepress

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ repress

Verb[edit]

derepress (third-person singular simple present derepresses, present participle derepressing, simple past and past participle derepressed)

  1. (genetics) To activate a gene by the removal of a repressor
  2. (psychiatry) To cease to repress (a belief, memory, etc.).

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