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Definition of opression

"Opression" is probably misspelled. Trying oppression instead Definition of oppression

1. oppression [ n ] the act of subjugating by cruelty
Examples: "the tyrant's oppression of the people"

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Synonyms oppression subjugation Related Terms persecution oppress

2. oppression [ n ] the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority
Examples: : "after years of oppression they finally revolted"

Synonyms oppression Related Terms subjugation yoke

3. oppression [ n ] a feeling of being oppressed

Synonyms oppressiveness oppression Related Terms depression weight

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