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silencing

  1. present participle of silence

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silencing (plural silencings)

  1. The act by which something is silenced.
    • 2003, Charles Guignon, ‎David R. Hiley, Richard Rorty (page 119)
      But these harmonies can be distinguished from silencings in which the content of certain interpretations requires or advocates obliterating the voice of another.
  2. (genetics) The prevention of the expression of a gene

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