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Translation of "oppressive" - English-Russian dictionary

oppressive

adjective
 
 
/əˈpresɪv/
UNFAIR cruel and unfair
деспотический
an oppressive government/regime Systems of governmentUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressiveTreating people or animals badlyInsults and abuse
HOT If the weather or heat is oppressive, it is too hot and there is no wind.
гнетущий, томительный
oppressive heat Hot and heatSultriness and humiditySultriness and humidityHot and heat
NOT RELAXING not relaxing or pleasant
тягостный
an oppressive silenceCausing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
Translations of “oppressive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴虐的, 壓迫的, 壓制的…
in Turkish acımasız, zalim, insafsız…
in Chinese (Simplified) 暴虐的, 压迫的, 压制的…
in Polish oparty na ucisku, tyrański, przytłaczający…
(Definition of oppressive from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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