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noun as in abolition


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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.

From Ozy

We’ve got racism issues in this country and these other issues of gun violence and voter suppression.

From Fortune

Because many states block people with felony records from voting, the reality that justice is not in fact blind drives voter suppression.

From Fortune

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.

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.

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.”

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.

He desired neither the suppression of hell nor of the guillotine for the disposal of sinners and assassins.

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.

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to suppression, such as: elimination, overthrow, abolishment, annihilation, defeat, and obliteration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.