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Dictionary definition for: Suppress

1. (v) to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising" "stamp down on littering" "conquer one''s desires"

2. (v) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one''s authority; "The government oppresses political activists"

3. (v) control and refrain from showing; of emotions

4. (v) keep under control; keep in check; "suppress a smile" "Keep your temper" "keep your cool"

5. (v) put out of one''s consciousness

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