oppress

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oppress ˈprɛs/ verb
oppresses; oppressed; oppressing
oppress
ˈprɛs/
verb
oppresses; oppressed; oppressing
Learner's definition of OPPRESS
[+ object]
: to treat (a person or group of people) in a cruel or unfair way
: to make (someone) feel sad or worried for a long period of time usually used as (be) oppressed

the oppressed

: people who are oppressed

— oppression

ˈprɛʃən/ noun [noncount]

— oppressor

ˈprɛsɚ/ noun, plural oppressors [count]
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