Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
oppress /ə'pres/
  • ngoại động từ
    • đè bẹp, đè nặng
    • đàn áp, áp bức
Concise Dictionary
+come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
+cause to suffer

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 burden, afflict, trouble, weigh down, overload, encumber, wear (down), press, weary, overburden, overwhelm, Brit pressurize, US pressure:
He was oppressed by the heavy burden of responsibility.
2 crush, repress, put down, suppress, subjugate, tyrannize (over), subdue, overpower, enslave, persecute, maltreat, abuse, harry, harass, trample underfoot, ride roughshod over:
The Russian serfs had been oppressed for centuries before they finally rose up against tyranny.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN] (written)
1 to treat sb in a cruel and unfair way, especially by not giving them the same freedom, rights, etc. as other people: The regime is accused of oppressing religious minorities.
2 to make sb only able to think about sad or worrying things: The gloomy atmosphere in the office oppressed her.
oppression noun [U]: victims of oppression

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