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Definition of Oppress


  1. To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload; hence, to treat with unjust rigor or with cruelty.
  2. To ravish; to violate.
  3. To put down; to crush out; to suppress.
  4. To produce a sensation of weight in (some part of the body); as, my lungs are oppressed by the damp air; excess of food oppresses the stomach.
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Oppress Translations

oppress in Afrikaans is druk
oppress in Danish is trykke
oppress in Dutch is drukken, dringen, persen, knellen
oppress in Finnish is puristaa
oppress in French is accabler, serrer
oppress in Latin is praegravo, onero, conculco
oppress in Spanish is deprimir, apretar