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These two discoveries made it possible to suppress the activity of the immune cells during transplantation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is though to suppress nerve activity to cut coughing and ease mucus. The Sun (2014)Other former curators denied consciously suppressing conservative news. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But attempts to suppress Republican activity routinely backfired. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The contrast was too grotesque: she could scarcely suppress the smile it provoked. The House of Mirth (1905)But as the woman came down the stairs, Aislinn had to suppress a smile. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEGiven that banking will remain a very important and generally prosperous business in the global economy, it would be foolish for Britain to suppress financial activity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: suppress VERB
If someone in authority suppresses an activity, they prevent it from continuing, by using force or making it illegal.
The King quickly and brutally suppressed the rebellion.
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