to repress

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keep down

China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently.

The act of repressing
To prevent forcefully an upheaval from developing further

to repress the first risings of discontent.

Hence, to check; to keep back
to keep under restraint or control
If you repress a smile, sigh, or moan, you try hard not to smile, sigh, or moan. I couldn't repress a sigh of admiration
{n} the act of crushing
{v} to crush, subdue, curb, restrain
put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn"
To press again
{f} suppress, restrain, control; subdue, quell, quash
To press back or down effectually; to crush down or out; to quell; to subdue; to suppress; as, to repress sedition or rebellion; to repress the first risings of discontent
disapproval If a section of society is repressed, their freedom is restricted by the people who have authority over them. a UN resolution banning him from repressing his people
If you repress a feeling, you make a deliberate effort not to show or have this feeling. It is anger that is repressed that leads to violence and loss of control. repressed aggression. = suppress
Hence, to check; to restrain; to keep back
To press back or down effectually; to crush down or out; to quell; to subdue; to supress; as, to repress sedition or rebellion; to repress the first risings of discontent
put out of one's consciousness
to repress
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