repress

Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
repress(
rih
-
prehs
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to deny)
a. reprimir
Albert realized that he had been repressing his ardent love for his best friend, Sheila.Albert se dio cuenta de que había estado reprimiendo su amor ardiente por su mejor amiga, Sheila.
2. (to contain)
a. reprimir
The students did their best to be respectful and repress their laughter.Los alumnos hicieron lo que pudieron por ser respetuosos y reprimir la risa.
3. (to oppress)
a. reprimir
It was thought that the party used gerrymandering to repress certain portions of the voting population.Se creía que el partido había manipulado los distritos electorales para reprimir a ciertos grupos del electorado.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
repress
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. reprimir
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
repress [rɪˈpres]
transitive verb
reprimir
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate repress using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Conjugations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
el bolígrafo
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS