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Suppression may refer to:


Mathematics and science[edit]

Biology, psychology and healthcare[edit]

Other uses in mathematics and science[edit]


  • Censorship, the suppression of public communication considered objectionable to the general body of people as determined by a government or media outlet
  • Suppression of dissent, occurs when an individual or group tries to censor, persecute or otherwise oppress the other party rather than communicate logically
  • Suppression of evidence, the act of preventing evidence from being shown in a trial
  • Voter suppression, a strategy to influence the outcome of an election by discouraging or preventing people from exercising their right to vote
  • Catch and kill, buying exclusive publication rights to an individual's story, and then suppressing the information


  • Suppression (parish), the forced closure of a Catholic parish or association
  • Religious intolerance, or religious suppression, intolerance against another's religious beliefs or practices by individuals, private groups, government agencies or the whole government
  • Suppressive Person, a Church of Scientology concept discussed in the book, The Cause of Suppression



  • Suppressive fire, weapons fire that degrades the performance of a target below the level needed to fulfill its mission
  • Suppressor, a device attached to or part of the barrel of a firearm which reduces the amount of noise and flash generated by firing the weapon

Other uses[edit]