transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [nation/minority] oprimirMore example sentences1.2 (weigh down) [heat/humidity] agobiar; [anxiety/foreboding] oprimir, agobiar
More 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.
- 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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In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.