Definition of suppressio veri in English:

suppressio veri

noun

  • Misrepresentation of the truth by concealing or withholding facts which ought to be made known.

Origin

Late 17th century. From post-classical Latin suppressio veri suppression of what is true from classical Latin suppressiō + vērī, genitive of vērum truth.

Pronunciation

suppressio veri

/səˌprɛsɪəʊ ˈvɛːri//səˌprɛsɪəʊ ˈvɪərʌɪ/