tamp down

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Verb1.tamp down - press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
compress, pack together, compact - make more compact by or as if by pressing; "compress the data"
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Americans' fears over how the TPP will tamp down on wages, allow unfair working conditions worldwide and create even larger trade deficits due to a lack of currency manipulation controls are very real and justified.
leader condemned the recent outbreak of violence in Israel and urged Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to tamp down their rhetoric.
Shedding light on the Kashmir issue, Sartaj Aziz noted that certain elements are making all out efforts to tap into the global war on terror as a pretext to tamp down struggle of the oppressed people for self-determination.
That specificity raises tantalizing prospects for developing a drug that could tamp down chronic pain without causing problems elsewhere.
It is in everyone's best interest to share (this) information as soon as possible in order to tamp down speculation and rumors meant to inflame and not inform," Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F.
In order to tamp down on pollution for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, Beijing and neighboring regions imposed tight limits on car use, ordered factories and construction sites to close and declared a holiday for public-sector employees.
The crisis had left a negative impact on the economy, politics and security, he said, stressing the need to tamp down the tension without further delay.
The use of commodities, from traditional copper sheets to perishables such as soybeans and rubber, to raise finance has been increasingly popular in recent years as Chinese policymakers have sought to tamp down rapid credit growth.
But regime officials tried to tamp down that speculation, saying some personal retribution might be behind the kidnapping.
According to Huffington Post, the two other agents were complicit because they didn't assist or tamp down the agent's behavior.
Contributions to international peace-keeping, which helps to tamp down on violence in conflict-ridden countries such as Mali, will be reduced by $20 m (R200 m).
The National Coffee Association (NCA), New York, is actively working on legislative and regulatory opportunities to tamp down the impact of Proposition 65 on the United States coffee industry.