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oppressornoun [C]

uk   /əˈpres.ər/  us   /əˈpres.ɚ/
someone who ​treatspeople in an ​unfair and ​cruel way and ​prevents them from having ​opportunities and ​freedom: Sisters, we must ​rise up and ​defeatour oppressors.
(Definition of oppressor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oppressor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 压迫者, 压制者, 暴君…
in Turkish acımasız/zalim/insafsız/adaletsiz kimse…
in Russian угнетатель, деспот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓迫者, 壓制者, 暴君…
in Polish gnębiciel/ka…
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