Translation of suppression in Spanish:

suppression

Pronunciation: /səˈpreʃən/

n

u
  • 1 1.1 (of feelings) represión (f), inhibición (f)
    More example sentences
    • 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 (f); (of evidence) ocultación (f); (of book) prohibición (f)
    More example sentences
    • 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 (f)

More definitions of suppression

Definition of suppression in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day orsay
m
offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.