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re-press



Pronunciation: (rē'pres'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/re-press.html on line 75 [key]
v.t., v.i.
to press again or anew.

re•press



Pronunciation: (ri-pres'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/re-press.html on line 89 [key]
v.t.
1. to keep under control, check, or suppress (desires, feelings, actions, tears, etc.).
2. to keep down or suppress (anything objectionable).
3. to put down or quell (sedition, disorder, etc.).
4. to reduce (persons) to subjection.
5. Psychoanal.to reject (painful or disagreeable ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses) from the conscious mind.

v.i.
to initiate or undergo repression.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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