how to pronounce repress

/ɹiːpˈɹɛs/

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repress is pronounced in two syllables

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ɹpɹɛs

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An example use of repress in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… because of people who repress the pain …”

meanings of repress

verb:

  1. To forcefully prevent an upheaval from developing further.
  2. To check; to keep back.
  3. To press again.

noun:

  1. A record pressed again; a repressing.

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