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Turkish translation of “oppress”

oppress

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈpres/
LIMIT FREEDOM to treat a group of people in an unfair way, often by limiting their freedom
baskı yapmak, zulmetmek, eziyet etmek
[often passive] Women were oppressed by a society which considered them inferior.Ruling and governing
MAKE ANXIOUS to make someone feel anxious
sıkıntı vermek, içini sıkmak/daraltmak, bunaltmak
Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of oppress from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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