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Rule "suppress/suppression"

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Description: suppress/suppression
Message: 'Suppress' is a bit like 'incite' in that it is often related to violence. It is also often combined with the adverbs 'savagely' or forcibly'. Indeed, the first definition of suppress in the Oxford online dictionary is 'forcibly put an end to'. You can suppress a revolt or an uprising, but you cannot suppress a bus stop. Alternatives: abolished, cancelled, withdrew, withdrawn.
Category: Misused terms in EU publications (Gardner) (ID: MISUSED_TERMS_EU_PUBLICATIONS)
Link: https://euenglish.webs.com/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • … where fees were suppressed at the start of 2015.
    Correction suggestion: abolished, cancelled, withdrew, withdrawn
  • The authority suppressed the fees at the start of 2015.
    Correction suggestion: abolished, cancelled, withdrew, withdrawn
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • … where fees were withdrawn at the start of 2015.
  • The authority withdrew the fees at the start of 2015.
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ID: EUPUB_SUPPRESS_SUPPRESSION [2]
Version: 4.8-SNAPSHOT (2019-12-10 21:33)