Translation of suppression in Spanish:

suppression

Pronunciation: /səˈpreʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 1.1 (of feelings) represión (feminine), inhibición (feminine)
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    • Conscious suppression of a memory is a more plausible explanation for the failure to recall an event than repression.
    • Cycles of recognition, repression or suppression and recovery of truth can be extrapolated both from the course of individual analytic treatments and social struggles.
    • A major component of codependence is emotional repression and suppression.
    1.2 (of text) supresión (feminine); (of evidence) ocultación (feminine); (of book) prohibición (feminine)
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    • Boucher said the government's continued intimidation and repression of the opposition and its violent suppression of peaceful public protests were not conducive to beginning a dialogue.
    • Nevertheless, a significant portion of the public supported the forcible suppression of campus protests.
    • Some books have been unjustly censored, he argued, and many writers and booksellers were punished too severely when all that was required was the simple suppression of publication.
    1.3 (of revolt) represión (feminine)

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The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the Guardia Civil.