Translation of suppress in Spanish:

suppress

Pronunciation: /səˈpres/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (restrain, check) [anger/laughter] contener*, reprimir; [feelings] reprimir; [Psychology/Psicología] inhibir, reprimir
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    • So is it healthier to express or suppress your feelings?
    • In other words, nightmares occur when dreams fail to blunt the body's emotional response, whereas successful dreaming controls and suppresses the feeling in dreams and protects the continuity of sleep.
    • During the first, some were asked to express feelings of anger and others were asked to suppress those feelings.
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    • After his memories were suppressed, he was allowed free access into his subconscious.
    • She stepped into the scalding water of the tub and sank down into her array of bubbles, suppressing the memories of the accident and focusing all her energy on how she was going to convince Melanie she didn't want to try out for the dance team.
    • In addition, the researchers found that the more subjects activated their frontal cortex during the experiment, the better they were at suppressing unwanted memories.
    1.2 (prevent publication of) [text] suprimir; [facts/evidence/truth] ocultar; [newspaper] retirar de la circulación
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    • You've ceased to try to deal with the issues, and moved into attempts to suppress information to prevent others from even being exposed to the issues.
    • Regulators suppressed the negative information on the grounds that it might scare families and physicians away from the drugs, according to testimony by drug company executives.
    • The Pakistani authorities have reportedly suppressed this information and not shared it with the US.
    1.3 (put a stop to) [revolt/rebellion] sofocar*, reprimir; [political party/organization] suprimir
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    • The authorities forcibly suppressed the demonstration.
    • Between the years 1892 and 1894, the Fasci was forcibly suppressed by the government and ordered to disband.
    • This sparked a series of student demonstrations that were savagely suppressed, killing over 100.
  • 2 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] eliminar, suprimir
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    • The narrowband interference is then suppressed in the signal combiner prior to application to the standard cross correlation process.
    • Spark plug wires that suppress electro-magnetic interference are a necessity in our electronics-rich race cars, but these wires can degrade over time.
    • Due to such a constitution, the generation of the interference light can be suppressed.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.