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repressive


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Repressive  \Re*press"ive\  (r?-pr?s"?v),  a.  [Cf.  F.  r['e]pressif. 
  LL  repressivus.] 
  Having  power,  or  tending,  to  repress;  as  repressive  acts  or 
  measures.  --  {Re*press"ive*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  repressive 
  adj  :  restrictive  of  action  "a  repressive  regime";  "an  overly 
  strict  and  inhibiting  discipline"  [syn:  {inhibiting},  {inhibitory}, 
  {repressing}] 




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