Translation of oppress in Spanish:

oppress

Pronunciation: /əˈpres/

vt

  • 1.1 [nation/minority] oprimir
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    • 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] agobiar; [anxiety/foreboding] oprimir, agobiar
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    • 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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