Origin of suppression
OTHER WORDS FROM suppressionnon·sup·pres·sion, nounre·sup·pres·sion, nounself-sup·pres·sion, noun
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How to use suppression in a sentence
During India’s state elections, Logically worked with the Maharashtra Cyber police and the state’s election commission to identify online disinformation that could lead to voter suppression.
We’ve got racism issues in this country and these other issues of gun violence and voter suppression.Levi Strauss’s Chip Bergh on why he’s taking his most direct stance yet against structural racism|Ellen McGirt|September 1, 2020|Fortune
Because many states block people with felony records from voting, the reality that justice is not in fact blind drives voter suppression.
However, in 2013, the Supreme Court voted to invalidate certain parts of that act, opening the door to voter suppression.
More quantitatively — and related — fire suppression in California is big business, with impressive year-over-year growth.They Know How to Prevent Megafires. Why Won’t Anybody Listen?|by Elizabeth Weil|August 28, 2020|ProPublica
But its far more insidious role was revealed, whether it was gun policies or voter suppression.
Among others, they include interference with sleep and suppression of appetite.Why Giving Adderall to Toddlers Is So Completely, Utterly Wrong|Russell Saunders|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He predicts that after the March 16 referendum, the suppression of dissidents and even ethnic cleansing could become more common.
Democrats shouted “voter suppression;” Republicans warned of “fraud.”A Bipartisan Path to Fixing America’s Broken Elections|Michael Waldman|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is best known for his brutal suppression of opponents and hardline rule over Zimbabwe.
The recent law passed by the Spanish Cortes for the suppression of religious houses, has been strictly enforced here.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
He desired neither the suppression of hell nor of the guillotine for the disposal of sinners and assassins.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
His majesty also alluded to a treaty which he had concluded with the Queen of Spain for the suppression of the slave-trade.
The true policy would have been the suppression of all secret political societies.
In the meantime the university had taken steps to ensure the suppression of heretical books.A History of the Cambridge University Press|S. C. Roberts