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persecution Saltos de línea: per|se¦cu¦tion
Pronunciación: /pəːsɪˈkjuːʃn/

Definición de persecution en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression: her family fled religious persecution
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They came mostly from areas of the Russian empire where religious persecution was common.
  • The Israeli leadership does not need justification for further persecution.
  • In the late 1990s, however, the Hazaras faced extreme persecution under the Taliban.
Sinónimos
oppression, victimization, maltreatment, ill treatment, mistreatment, abuse, ill usage, discrimination, tyranny, tyrannization, punishment, torment, torture;
pogrom
informal witch hunt
North American informal red-baiting
1.1Persistent annoyance or harassment: his persecution at the hands of other students
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the face of this persecution, Morgan takes an interest in Nick's girlfriend Frankie.
  • The rain is an obvious metaphor for oppression and relentless torment, for Davidson himself and his persecution of others.
  • It's the one place in all the world where they can smoke pot in public without fear of persecution.

Palabras que riman con persecution

ablution, absolution, allocution, attribution, circumlocution, circumvolution, Confucian, constitution, contribution, convolution, counter-revolution, destitution, dilution, diminution, distribution, electrocution, elocution, evolution, execution, institution, interlocution, irresolution, Lilliputian, locution, perlocution, pollution, prosecution, prostitution, restitution, retribution, Rosicrucian, solution, substitution, volution

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