What does oppressor mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oppressor(noun)

    a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures


  1. oppressor(Noun)

    Someone who oppresses another or others.


  1. Oppressor

    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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    Song lyrics by oppressor -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by oppressor on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oppressor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oppressor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Russell Lowell:

    Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.

  2. Albert Camus:

    Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.

  3. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    Today these tragic events are happening in Yemen and the Americans are supporting the oppressor.

  4. Unknown:

    To accept passively an unjust system is to cooperate with that system thereby the oppressed become the oppressor.

  5. Malcolm X:

    Time is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. Truth is on the side of the oppressed today, it's against the oppressor. You don't need anything else.

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