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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Restrictive of action.

Usage examples (31)
  • Don Porfirio matched ambition in repressing rebellion with enthusiasm for culture.
  • Regardless of the truth, the winner is the side who is successful in repressing the other.
  • Fernando Mazanga accused the government of "repressing" the demonstrators.
  • To think otherwise about death for example, is to think that "repressing" death somehow "eliminates" death. for more
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