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verb

to void or suppress (a subpoena, decision, etc.).

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  • in 1870, president grant appointed sharpe us marshall for the southern district of new york, a position in which he successfully led the fight to quash william “boss” tweed’s powerful and corrupt tammany hall organization before sharpe entered new york state politics to become an assemblyman and speaker, among other achievements. cia.gov

  • when it was published in late october, jobs' official biography confirmed that the former ceo had first tried to quash the cancer growing in his pancreas with special diets and consultations with spiritual leaders rather than with conventional therapy. he didn't want his body to be opened up and violated, biographer walter isaacson said on the news program 60 minutes. everydayhealth.com

  • in 1971, the pakistani army moved in to quash the independence movement in east pakistan that was supported by india, and some 10 million bengali refugees poured across the border into india, creating social, economic, and health problems. after numerous border incidents, india invaded east pakistan and in two weeks forced the surrender of the pakistani army. east pakistan was established as an independent state and renamed bangladesh. factmonster.com

  • to date, attempts to get someone to address this unacceptable situation has been thwarted by idsa, cdc and their supporters. for example, idsa members actively approach anyone they believe might have some clout and feed them biased, self-promoting information (personally and in writing) in an attempt to quash all opposing points of view and scientific conclusions. example- every lyme related bill has been fought using two known methods- hand feeding those who might jump on their wagon, and viciously attacking those who don’t. hhs.gov

  • in 1971, the pakistani army moved in to quash the independence movement in east pakistan that was supported by india, and some 10 million bengali refugees poured across the border into india, creating social, economic, and health problems. after numerous border incidents, india invaded east pakistan and in two weeks forced the surrender of the pakistani army. east pakistan was established as an independent state and renamed bangladesh. infoplease.com

  • however, bone marrow cells babies with digeorge syndrome can spontaneously transform into rogue t cells that attack and reject the thymus transplant. an immunosuppressant drug called thymoglobulin (antithymocyte globulin), which selectively targets t cells, given prior to the transplant has been found to quash the rogue t cells and permit a successful thymus transplant. medicinenet.com

  • now, how did they deal with it? as soon as they identified a group of individuals with hantavirus, then they isolated these individuals. before doing so, every person that got infected, infected about another 2.1 individuals. but as soon as they isolated that group, they were able to quash the virus. medpagetoday.com