Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being suppressed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That may be suppressed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being suppressed, concealed, or restrained.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But they must know that the 99% movement if possibly suppressible will never ever be annihilable.

    Anonymous sends unhappy Valentine's Day greetings

  • The one misgiving about this future is that it's somewhat hard to initially believe that, despite their meta-obvious focus in this trilogy's plot and characters, the three heretical technologies are believed to be suppressible.

    REVIEW: Heretics by S. Andrew Swann

  • CONS: It's (an admittedly small) leap of faith to believe that the three heretical technologies -- artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and nanotech - are thought to be suppressible.

    REVIEW: Heretics by S. Andrew Swann

  • SCHIFF: She ` s not stuck with it if it ` s suppressible and if she actually said it.

    CNN Transcript Jan 2, 2007

  • In any case, while organized crime control of prostitution might be largely though not completely supressible (perhaps most effectively by legalizing prostitution), prostitution itself does not seem to be even largely suppressible, given current, past, and likely future political realities.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More on Kerry, terrorism, and prostitution:

  • In any case, while organized crime control of prostitution might be largely though not completely supressible perhaps most effectively by legalizing prostitution, prostitution itself does not seem to be even largely suppressible, given current, past, and likely future political realities.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More on Kerry, terrorism, and prostitution:

  • Whether or not they are suppressible will be up to a court after he evaluates and balances the evidence that comes before him, surrounding the circumstances of the taking of that confession.

    CNN Transcript Nov 10, 2002

  • Here, in the early years of the July monarchy, the whole of decent society is Legitimist; a very small but not easily suppressible minority Republican; while officialdom, civil and military, forms a peculiar _juste milieu_, supporting itself by espionage and by what Their Majesties of the present moment, the Trade

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • His vague proposal was met half-way by the very practical executant power of his friend or servant, the deputy organist, already pondering, with just a satiric flavour (suppressible in actual performance, if the time for that should ever come) a musical work on Duke Carl himself;

    Imaginary Portraits

  • His vague proposal was met half-way by the very practical executant power of his friend or servant, the deputy organist, already pondering, with just a satiric flavour (suppressible in actual performance, if the time for that should ever come) a musical work on Duke Carl himself; Balder, an

    Imaginary Portraits

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