oppression Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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oppressionnoun [U]

uk   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 ​forcedpeople in the ​region to ​flee from ​theirhomes. the oppression of women

oppression noun [U] (FEELINGS)

a ​feeling of being very ​uncomfortable and ​worried: Several ​people had ​experienced the same ​feeling of oppression when they ​slept in that ​room.
(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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