Definition of Suppression. Meaning of Suppression. Synonyms of Suppression

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Definition of Suppression

Suppression
Suppression Sup*pres"sion, n. [L. suppressio: cf. F. suppression.] 1. The act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot, insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like. 2. (Med.) Complete stoppage of a natural secretion or excretion; as, suppression of urine; -- used in contradiction to retention, which signifies that the secretion or excretion is retained without expulsion. --Quain. 3. (Gram.) Omission; as, the suppression of a word. Syn: Overthrow; destruction; concealment; repression; detention; retention; obstruction.

Meaning of Suppression from wikipedia

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- The suppression of the Society of Jesus was the removal of all members of the Jesuits from most of Western Europe and their respective colonies beginning...
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