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Translation of "oppress" - English-Spanish dictionary

oppress

verb   /əˈpres/
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.676
(Definition 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.
(Definition of oppress from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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