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persecution

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

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