Definition of suppression noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

suppression

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//səˈpreʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//səˈpreʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act of suppressing something the suppression of a rebellion the suppression of emotionExtra examples He was injured in the bloody suppression of the uprising. the suppression of a rebellion/​free speech the suppression of emotion/​feelings
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