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Spanish translation of “oppress”

oppress

verb /əˈpres/
to govern cruelly
oprimir
The king oppressed his people.
to worry or depress
agobiar, oprimir
The thought of leaving her oppressed me.
oppression /-ʃən/ noun
opresión
After five years of oppression, the peasants revolted.
oppressive /-siv/ adjective oppressing; cruel; hard to bear
opresivo
oppressive laws.
oppressively adverb
opresivamente
The dictator ruled oppressively.
oppressiveness noun
opresión
oppressor noun a ruler who oppresses his people; a tyrant
opresor
an open revolt against their oppressors.
(Definition of oppress from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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