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  Words related to oppress

Related / Similar Words: suppress, crush, persecute

 

Definition:
  • come down on or keep down by unjust use of one''s authority; "The government oppresses political activists";
  • cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union";

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    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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