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oppress

US [əˈpres]
UK [ə'pres]
  • v.欺压;压迫;压制;压抑
  • Web虐待;忧郁;镇压
Simple Present:oppresses  Present Participle:oppressing  Past Tense:oppressed  
oppress
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v.
1.
~ sb
压迫;欺压;压制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.
人们指控这个政权压迫少数宗教群体。
2.
~ sb
压抑;使窒息;使烦恼to make sb only able to think about sad or worrying things
The gloomy atmosphere in the office oppressed her.
办公室的低沉气氛使她感到郁闷。

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