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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to govern or manage with cruel or unjust impositions or restraints; exercise harsh authority or power over.
to lie heavily upon (the mind, a person, etc.); weigh down.
Archaic. to put down; subdue or suppress.
Origin of oppress:
1300–50; < MF oppresser < ML oppressāre, der. of L oppressus, ptp. of opprimere to squeeze, suffocate =op-op-+primere (comb. form of premere to press1
a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures
Someone who oppresses another or others.
Oppressor was a technical death metal band from Chicago, Illinois, which formed in 1991 and finished in 1999. They released three albums. Three of the band's members went on to form alternative metal band Soil.
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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a ruler who oppresses his people; a tyrant.
- verdrukker, onderdrukker, tiranAfrikaans
- ظالِم، مُضْطَهِد، مُسْتَبِدArabic
- opressorPortuguese (BR)
- der/die Unterdrücker(in)German
- undertrykker; tyranDanish
- καταπιεστής, τύραννοςGreek
- rõhuja, despootEstonian
- tiranin, tlačiteljCroatian
- engėjas, prispaudėjasLithuanian
- apspiedējs; paverdzinātājsLatvian
- undertrykker, tyrannNorwegian
- despot, tiranRomanian
- угнетатель; тиранRussian
- zalim (yönetici)Turkish
- 壓迫者Chinese (Trad.)
- kẻ áp bứcVietnamese
- 压迫者Chinese (Simp.)
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