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oppressor

noun [C] uk   /əˈpres.ər/  us   //
someone who treats people in an unfair and cruel way and prevents them from having opportunities and freedom: Sisters, we must rise up and defeat our oppressors.
Translations of “oppressor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓迫者, 壓制者, 暴君…
in Russian угнетатель, деспот…
in Turkish acımasız/zalim/insafsız/adaletsiz kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 压迫者, 压制者, 暴君…
in Polish gnębiciel/ka…
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