suppression

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English[edit]

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  • (file)

Noun[edit]

suppression (countable and uncountable, plural suppressions)

  1. The act or instance of suppressing.
    • 1980, Carl Sagan, Cosmos:
      The suppression of uncomfortable ideas may be common in religion and politics, but it is not the path to knowledge; it has no place in the endeavor of science.
  2. The state of being suppressed.
  3. A process in which a person consciously excludes anxiety-producing thoughts, feelings, or memories.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

suppression f (plural suppressions)

  1. deletion
  2. removal
  3. cutting (of jobs)

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