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oppressionnoun [U]

uk   /əˈpreʃ.ən/ us   /əˈpreʃ.ən/
  • oppression noun [U] (RULE)

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
(Definition of oppression from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oppression”
in Chinese (Simplified) 统治, 压迫, 压制…
in Turkish baskı, zulüm, eziyet…
in Russian угнетение, притеснение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 統治, 壓迫, 壓制…
in Polish ucisk…
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