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derepress

[ dee-ri-pres ]
/ ˌdi rɪˈprɛs /
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verb (used with object) Genetics.
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Origin of derepress

First recorded in 1960–65; de- + repress

OTHER WORDS FROM derepress

de·re·pres·sion [dee-ri-presh-uhn], /ˌdi rɪˈprɛʃ ən/, noun
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