/ sE5pres; sE`prZs/ v [Tn]
put an end to (sth), esp by force; crush 制止(尤指凭藉武力); 镇压; 平定: suppress an uprising, a revolt, etc 镇压起义﹑ 叛乱等.
(a) (usu derog 通常作贬义) prevent (sth) from being known or seen 防止(某事物)被人知道或看到; 查禁或禁止发表(某事物): suppress the truth about sth 隐瞒某事物的真相 * suppress a newspaper, ie prevent it from being published 查禁一家报纸 * Are the police suppressing some evidence? 警方是否隐瞒了一些证据? * The dictator tried to suppress all criticism of him. 那独裁者竭力压制一切批评他的言论. (b) prevent (esp one's feelings) from being expressed 抑制, 压抑(尤指感情): suppress one's anger, amusement, etc 抑制愤怒﹑ 欢娱等心情而不形於色 * He could scarcely suppress a laugh. 他忍不住要笑出声来.
> suppressible adj that can be suppressed 可制止的; 可禁止的; 可抑制住的: anger that was barely suppressible 难以抑制的愤怒.
suppression / sE5preFn; sE`prZFEn/ n [U] suppressing or being suppressed 制止; 镇压; 查禁; 抑制: the suppression of a revolt, the facts 对叛乱的镇压﹑ 对事实的隐瞒 * the suppression of one's anger, etc 抑制愤怒.
suppressor n
1 person or thing that suppresses 制止者; 镇压者; 查禁者; 起抑制作用的事物.
2 device fitted to an electrical apparatus to stop it causing interference on radio or television sets 干扰抑制器(安装在用电器上, 可防止用电器对收音机或电视机产生干扰).