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ree pre sing

  • v  put down by force or intimidation
  • v  conceal or hide
  • v  put out of one's consciousness
  • v  block the action of
  • s  restrictive of action

  • A combination of things the thrill of coming home, leave or the natural act of repressing trauma may delay the onset of problems, said Colonel Charles Milligan, the lead .
  • From accusations of supporting genocide in Darfur to repressing political dissent at home, most of the attacks have come from longtime critics of China who see the Games as a .
  • This time, there'll be no nasty, women-repressing Taliban for a PR stalking horse, and no bearded, live-on-tape OBL devil to focus the will.

  • President Bush in BBC News
    Mr Bush described Iran as a nation "held hostage by a small clerical elite that is isolating and repressing its people".
  • Xiomara de Zelaya in TVNZ
    They say there is peace in the country, but how can there be peace if people cannot leave their neighbourhoods ...... if there is a curfew, if they are suspending people's rights and the army is out repressing the people,Xiomara Zelaya said.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu in AFP
    Slamming arch-foe Iran for "repressing its own people," Netanyahu said: "The courage shown by the people of Iran, in facing bullets on the streets for the sake of freedom, is something that deserves the salute of free men and women...

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