Translation of oppressive in Spanish:
- 1.1 (Politics)(regime/legislation/measures)Example sentences1.2
- Examples of the oppressive and repressive treatment of women abound.
- Does the coercive and oppressive treatment of weaving children differ only by degree from the treatment of all carpet weavers?
- They found government harsh and oppressive, complaining of the disparities between the rich and poor.
- This brought a heavily oppressive silence into the room.
- There is very little dialogue in the film, furthering the, at times, oppressive silence weighing upon the viewer.
- When Dan Parks dropped a goal for a 12-6 lead in the 57th minute, an already seething atmosphere became oppressive.
- All the Tests lasted a full five days and were attended by a sizeable crowd despite stifling security, oppressive weather and poor facilities at the venues.
- The oppressive weather we've had this past week makes me want to sleep all day.
- You want to come stay in Tel Aviv one of these days, now that's oppressive weather.
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