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suppress

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suppress/səˈprɛs/verb
suppressessuppressedsuppressing
suppress
/səˈprɛs/
verb
suppressessuppressedsuppressing
Learner's definition of SUPPRESS  
[+ object]
: to end or stop (something) by force
: to keep (something) secret: to not allow people to know about or see (something)
: to not allow yourself to feel, show, or be affected by (an emotion)
   b : to stop yourself from doing something (such as smiling, coughing, or laughing) that might bother other people
: to slow or stop the growth, development, or normal functioning of (something)

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/səˈprɛʃən/noun,[noncount]
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