Definitions and translations for "oppress"

Definition of oppress

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1. Physically to press down on (someone) with harmful effects; to smother, crush.
2. To keep down by force
The rural poor were oppressed by the land-owners.
3. To make sad or gloomy
We were oppressed by the constant grey skies.
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English - English - oppress

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v. repress; suppress; tyrannize

English - Spanish - oppress

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v. oprimir, agobiar, aherrojar, apesadumbrar, gravear, sobrecargar; ser agobiante, ser opresivo

English - French - oppress

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v. accabler; opprimer; oppresser

English - German - oppress

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v. unterdrücken, bedrücken, niederdrücken, bedrängen

English - Indonesian - oppress

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v. menindas, menekan, memerintah secara sewenang-wenang, mencekik, menindih, tertekan: menimbulkan perasaan tertekan, menyesakkan, membebani

English - Italian - oppress

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v. opprimere, angariare, tiranneggiare; angustiare, angosciare; gravare su; estenuare

English - Polish - oppress

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v. uciskać, ciemiężyć, gnębić, pognębiać, nużyć, dręczyć, cisnąć, niewolić, uciemiężać, ugniatać, nękać, prześladować, ucisnąć, uciemiężyć, ugnieść

English - Portuguese - oppress

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v. oprimir, reprimir; afligir; comprimir; apertar; tiranizar

English - Romanian - oppress

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v. apăsa, împovăra, asupri, împila, oprima, persecuta, prigoni

English - Russian - oppress

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г. угнетать, притеснять, давить, удручать, гнести

English - Turkish - oppress

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f. sıkmak, bunaltmak, ezmek, baskı yapmak, kahretmek, sıkıştırmak, eziyet etmek

English - Ukrainian - oppress

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v. гнобити, гнітити, пригноблювати, пригнічувати, діяти гнітюче, засмучувати, підкоряти, підпорядковувати, згнічувати, налягати, насідати

English - Dutch - oppress

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ww. onderdrukken, verdrukken, drukken, bezwaren, drukken op, benauwen, dringen, knellen, persen

English - Greek - oppress

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ρήμ. καταθλίβω, καταδυναστεύω, καταπιέζω

English - Arabic - oppress

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‏ظلم، إضطهد، غم، أخمد، أهان‏

English - Chinese - oppress

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(动) 压迫, 压抑

English - Chinese - oppress

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(動) 壓迫, 壓抑

English - Hindi - oppress

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v. ज़ुल्म करना, अत्याचार करना

English - Japanese - oppress

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(動) 圧迫する, 重圧する, 重くのしかかる; 悩ます

English - Korean - oppress

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동. 압박하다; 강압하다; 독재하다

English - Vietnamese - oppress

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v. áp chế, áp bức, đè nén
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Verb forms for oppress
Present participle: oppressing
Present: oppress (3.person: oppresses)
Past: oppressed
Future: will oppress
Present conditional: would oppress
Present Perfect: have oppressed (3.person: has oppressed)
Past Perfect: had oppressed
Future Perfect: will have oppressed
Past conditional: would have oppressed