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Suppression is the restraint or repression of an idea, activity, or reaction by something more powerful, and the conscious inhibition of unacceptable memories, impulses, or desires.

It may also refer to:

Politics[change | change source]

  • Censorship, the suppression of public communication considered objectionable to the general body of people as determined by a government or media outlet

Weapons[change | change source]

  • Suppressive fire, weapons fire that degrades the performance of a target below the level needed to fulfill its mission
  • Suppressor, a device attached to or part of the barrel of a firearm which reduces the amount of noise and flash generated by firing the weapon

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