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oppress
American English: /əˈprɛs/
British English: /əˈprɛs/

Translation of oppress in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (nation/minority)
    Example sentences
    • So when I rail against the corporate capitalist system that oppresses workers, I'm speaking from my own experience.
    • It argues that the modern world fosters institutions and ideas that exploit and oppress people and degrade and destroy the environment.
    • He has oppressed our people and caused great hardship for too long.
    1.2 (weigh down)
    (heat/humidity)
    (anxiety/foreboding)
    Example sentences
    • I've gotten over being oppressed by it though and will carry on.
    • On the way, London's ancient, massive buildings, black statues and dirt surround me, oppress and burden me.
    • Animal spirits could be low, broken, oppressed, dejected, petulant, harassed or even ruffled beyond description.

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