Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
oppression /ə'preʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự đàn áp, sự áp bức
Concise Dictionary
+the act of subjugating by cruelty
+the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"
+a feeling of being oppressed

Thesaurus Dictionary
repression, suppression, subjugation, subjection, tyranny, despotism, enslavement, persecution, maltreatment, abuse, torment, torture, hardship, injury, pain, anguish, injustice:
People who have not known oppression cannot imagine the agonies suffered by the oppressed who once were free.
Collocation Dictionary


class, economic, political, racial, sexual | black, colonial, gay, women's | male


face, suffer
ethnic minorities suffering oppression at the hands of occupying forces

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