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oppression 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/əˈpreSHən/,
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oppressions, plural;
  1. Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
    • - a region shattered by oppression and killing
  2. The state of being subject to such treatment or control

  3. Mental pressure or distress
    • - her mood had initially been alarm and a sense of oppression

  1. the act of subjugating by cruelty; "the tyrant's oppression of the people"
  2. the state of being kept down by unjust use of force or authority: "after years of oppression they finally revolted"
  3. a feeling of being oppressed
  4. (oppress) come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority; "The government oppresses political activists"
  5. (oppress) persecute: cause to suffer; "Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union"
  6. (oppressed) laden: burdened psychologically or mentally; "laden with grief"; "oppressed by a sense of failure"
  7. Oppression is the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. It can also be defined as an act or instance of oppressing, the state of being oppressed, and the feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally or physically, by troubles, adverse conditions, and anxiety.
  8. 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.
  9. (The Oppressed) The Oppressed is a Welsh anti-fascist Oi! band that formed in 1981 in Cardiff. Most of the musicians in the band's various lineups were skinheads. ...
  10. (oppress) Physically to press down on (someone) with harmful effects; to smother, crush; To keep down by force; To make sad or gloomy
  11. (oppressive) Burdensome or difficult to bear; Tyrannical or exercising unjust power
  12. (oppressor) Someone who oppresses another or others
  13. (oppress) (v) oŋ bеrmеzgе, qısarģa
  14. (oppress) To take control of a person without their consent as in possession or without inhabiting their body. The spirit couple in Bad Blood oppresses the father and daughter into acting out the spirits death story. ...
  15. (oppressive) (adj.): overbearing; hard to put up with
  16. (Oppressive) The ridiculous humidity lately. Bla...
  17. (Oppressor) From Swetnam. The attacker of an exchange, or play. Equivalent to Silver's agent.
  18. The state before possession (see possession)
  19. the systematic mistreatment of a group of people -- not for what they've done but for whom they are -- enforced by society and its institutions.
  20. 1. Prejudice and power. 2. A systematic social phenomenon based on the difference between social groups that involves ideological domination, institutional control, and the promulgation of the oppressor group's ideology, logic system and culture on the oppressed group. ...
  21. Exists when one social group, whether knowingly or unconsciously, exploits another social group for its own benefit.
  22. The systematic repression and exploitation of specific communities and individuals for the benefit of other communities and individuals. ...
  23. The domination of one individual or group by another, more powerful, individual or group, using cultural, economic, physical, psychological, or social threats or force and frequently using an explicit ideology to justify the oppression.
  24. The act of treating people in a cruel and unjust way.
  25. Treatment of a group of people within a society that results in the systematic denial of equal access to civil rights, freedoms, and power within that society. ...