Suppression

Definition of Suppression

Sup`pres´sion
n.1.The act of suppressing, or the state of being suppressed; repression; as, the suppression of a riot, insurrection, or tumult; the suppression of truth, of reports, of evidence, and the like.
2.(Med.) Complete stoppage of a natural secretion or excretion; as, suppression of urine; - used in contradiction to retention, which signifies that the secretion or excretion is retained without expulsion.
3.(Gram.) Omission; as, the suppression of a word.

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