HyperDic: suppressive

English > 1 sense of the word suppressive:
ADJECTIVEallsuppressivetending to suppress
English > suppressive: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningtending to suppress.
Example"the government used suppressive measures to control the protest"
BroaderrestrictiveServing to restrict
Spanishsupresivo
Verbssuppressto put down by force or authority
suppresscome down on or keep down by unjust / unjust / unjust use of one's authority

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