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suh pre shuhn

  • n  the failure to develop some part or organ
  • n  the act of withholding or withdrawing some book or writing from publication or circulation
    a suppression of the newspaper
  • n  forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority
    the suppression of heresy
  • n  (psychology) the conscious exclusion of unacceptable thoughts or desires

  • Dems like "suppression" because if people vote, they win.
  • The 40-second clip, which has become an Internet sensation, is a graphic testament to the protests' brutal suppression: Neda, searching the camera with helpless eyes, struggles for .
  • For 28 years it had stood as the symbol of the division of Europe and the world, of Communist suppression, of the xenophobia of a regime that had to lock its people in lest they be .
News & Articles

  • Police: Two steal copper from fire suppression system
    PEABODY -- Police say two men were arrested on multiple charges Tuesday after they stole $500 in copper valves from the fire suppression system of a property on Pulaski Street. Jeffrey K. Knorr Jr., 25, of 14 Abbott St., Salem, was arrested on charg
    June 13, 2013 - The Salem News
  • Night-Flying Helicopters Added to Fire-Suppression Efforts
    WASHINGTON, DC —U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell announced today that the agency will begin night helicopter wildfire suppression operations this season in Southern California.
    June 13, 2013 - Topanga Messenger
  • Police Blotter: San Jose cops arrest eight people in gang suppression operations
    SAN JOSEFoothill Division, 3 p.m. last Thursday Police focused on Jackson Avenue, Dobern Avenue and Berkeley Way, White Road and East Hills Drive during a gang suppression detail and arrested two juvenile gang members on probation.
    June 12, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News

  • Manmohan Singh in Guardian Unlimited
    Unfortunately the recent political actions against protesters, suppression of the media, and the arrests of political and human rights leaders run directly counter to the reforms that have been undertaken in recent years. Emergency rule is not... John Negroponte BBC News Nov 18, 2007 96782 128346 suppression Violence and suppression of human rights is something that hurts us," Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told reporters last week on the way home from a visit to South Africa.
  • Gordon Brown in Reuters
    We are with others, including the whole of the European Union unanimously today, in condemning the use of violence, in condemning media suppression,Brown told a news conference after a European Union summit in Brussels.

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