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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·pres·sion /rɪˈprɛʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·pres·sion /rɪˈprɛʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·pres·sion n.
 1. The act of repressing, or state of being repressed; as, the repression of evil and evil doers.
 2. That which represses; check; restraint.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a state of forcible subjugation; "the long repression of
           Christian sects"
      2: (psychiatry) the classical defense mechanism that protects
         you from impulses or ideas that would cause anxiety by
         preventing them from becoming conscious
      3: the act of repressing; control by holding down; "his goal
         was the repression of insolence"