Translation of "oppression" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /əˈpreʃ.ən/ us

a situation in which people are governed in an unfair and cruel way and prevented from having opportunities and freedom

Every human being has the right to freedom from oppression.
War, famine and oppression have forced people in the region to flee from their homes.
the oppression of women

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