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  Definition of oppress
  1. come down on or keep down by unjust use of one''s authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
  2. cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"
Similar Words: suppress, crush, persecute

 

Hyponyms: repress, quash, keep down, subdue, subjugate, reduce, purge

 

Derivational Morphology: suppression, crushing, quelling, stifling, suppressor, suppresser, oppression, subjugation, oppressor, persecution, tormentor, tormenter, persecutor

 

Anagrams: opposer, oospore, prosper, propose, prepose, pressor

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 压迫   Dutch: onderdrukken  
Finnish: sortaa   French: opprimer  
German: unterdrücken   Hungarian: nyomorgat  
Italian: opprimere   Japanese: 圧迫  
Korean: 압박하다   Portuguese: oprimir  
Russian: притеснять   Spanish: oprimir  
Swedish: nedtrycka  
 
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