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Definition of Oppress
OppressOppress Op*press", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Oppressed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Oppressing.] [F. oppresser, LL. oppressare, fr. L.
oppressus, p. p. of opprimere; ob (see Ob-) + premere to
press. See Press.]
1. To impose excessive burdens upon; to overload; hence, to
treat with unjust rigor or with cruelty. --Wyclif.
For thee, oppress[`e]d king, am I cast down. --Shak.
Behold the kings of the earth; how they oppress Thy
chosen ! --Milton.
2. To ravish; to violate. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
3. To put down; to crush out; to suppress. [Obs.]
The mutiny he there hastes to oppress. --Shak.
4. To produce a sensation of weight in (some part of the
body); as, my lungs are oppressed by the damp air; excess
of food oppresses the stomach.
Meaning of Oppress from wikipedia
oppression, and economic
oppression. The word oppress comes
from the Latin
oppressus, past participle
of opprimere, ("to press...
of the Oppressed
do Oprimido), is a book written
by Brazilian educator Paulo
Freire, first written
- The Theatre
of the Oppressed
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in the 1970s, initially...
the M****es is second album recorded
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in 1990 on Megaforce
- The Oppressed
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in the band's various lineups
have been skinheads. Throughout...
- majority. Jefferson
in the British
of the oppressed majority
a repeatedly unresponsive court party
in the Parliament...
- later supports
him after learning
his true intentions
people. No mere bystander
to events, Marian risks
her life to save Robin...
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up to show pride
in a flag for a country
that oppresses black people
of color. To me, this is bigger
- shortly moved
to London. In April
1918, the Rome Congress
of Oppressed Nationalities
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may use AI to gain power
and even oppress their
citizenry." Musk has stated
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