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Similar words: depressionsuppressionexpressioncompressionoppressionimpressionrepressaggressionMeaning: [rɪ'preʃn]  n. 1. a state of forcible subjugation 2. (psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by preventing them from becoming conscious 3. the act of repressing; control by holding down. 
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(1) We will aid their struggle against violent repression.
(2) The trade unions suffered brutal repression after the coup.
(3) In a very real sense, post - war repression was the continuation of the war.
(4) Up with freedom, down with repression!
(5) Repression made him behave worse.
(6) He had tacitly sanctioned repression against the opposition parties.
(7) People are fighting against repression and injustice.
(8) They were fighting against repression and injustice in their country.
(9) The political repression in this country is enforced by terror.
(10) They suffered years of repression at the hands of the old regime.
(11) It stops people fighting against capitalism and repression.
(12) His repression is caused by his stiff-necked[], stifled upbringing.
(13) In spite of consistent repression, they produced five children.
(14) Hugh was a City prig of exemplary emotional repression.
(15) Religious ideas about sin made sexual repression commonplace.
(16) Are we that nostalgic for repression?
(17) Indeed the repression of anger can be positively harmful.
(18) But the military repression of 1989 tipped the scales.
(19) Internal dissension as much as military repression was to prove the rebels' undoing in 1699.
(20) Since that time, it has suffered repression from the government and military authorities.
(21) There were months of interrogations, torture and repression as the military tightened its grip on the country.
(22) After years of political repression, the education system has little credibility with those it is supposed to serve.
(23) Over the past weeks, Milosevic has alternated between repression and reconciliation, and this week was no exception.
(24) Here, insulated by repression from direct awareness, mental representations can live on unsuspected and unknown.
(25) War, repression and increasing poverty have driven ethnic groups in upon themselves.
(26) Repression through fear, combined with rescue work for the fallen, was no longer enough.
(27) History shows that the usual response to violent protest is repression.
(28) Reports claimed that civilians were being subjected to ruthless repression.
(29) What appears to be contrary can always be assimilated as evidence of repression, or as a defence mechanism.
(30) The report accused the government of intensifying the violence by resorting to widespread repression.
More similar words: depressionsuppressionexpressioncompressionoppressionimpressionrepressaggressiondigressionrepresentationcongressionaltransgressionmisrepresentationproportional representationrepresentdepressedrepresentativepressingsessioncessionrepercussionprepossessingimpressiveexpressiverecessionsecessionconfessionconcessionprofessionsuccession
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