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repressive
American English: /rəˈprɛsɪv/
British English: /rɪˈprɛsɪv/

Translation of repressive in Spanish:

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • It is also a politically safe position for the narrator who must negotiate his way through a repressive political system.
    • France was ruled by an absolutist monarchy and dominated by a repressive mercantilist economic policy regime.
    • In any case, when we look at women's resistance to government pressure, I think we should avoid the temptation to turn them into pure political subversives critiquing a repressive government.

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