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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority.

Usage examples (37)
  • Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly.
  • After years of oppression they finally revolted
  • The tyrant's oppression of the people
  • "HIJAB" (covering/Veil) or a secure place for your precious things, which you call oppression!! for more
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