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suppressing

verb , present participle of suppress

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1 to keep from being publicly known
  • the government tried to suppress the truth about that incident
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2 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • he managed to suppress a scream at the sight of the dead mouse
  • suppressed her anger
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3 to hold back the normal growth of
  • pruning helps suppress buds at the ends of developed branches and encourages new growth elsewhere
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