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Rule "suppress/suppression"

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Description: suppress/suppression
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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: abolishing, cancelling, withdrawing.
Category: Misused terms in EU publications (Gardner) (ID: MISUSED_TERMS_EU_PUBLICATIONS)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • If you are suppressing the fees, …
    Correction suggestion: abolishing, cancelling, withdrawing
  • … if suppressing the fees is necessary.
    Correction suggestion: abolishing, cancelling, withdrawing
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • If you are withdrawing the fees, …
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Version: 5.1-SNAPSHOT (2020-07-03 20:33)