Translation of "oppress" - English-Spanish dictionary

oppress

verb uk /əˈpres/ us

to govern people in an unfair and cruel way and prevent them from having opportunities and freedom

oprimir
For years now, the people have been oppressed by a ruthless dictator.

(Translation of “oppress” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “oppress” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)