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oppressive
ə'prɛsɪv
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Marked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior.
  2. Weighing heavily on the senses or spirit.
Hyphenationop•pres•sive
Part of Speech(形) adjective
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压制性yāzhì xìngsuppresive
压迫yāpòto oppress; to repress; to constrict; oppression; stress (physics)
nüèoppressive; tyrannical
沉闷chénmènoppressive (of weather); heavy; depressed; not happy; (of sound) dull; muffled
吃人chīrénexploitative; oppressive
压抑yāyìto constrain or repress emotions; oppressive; stifling; depressing; repression
cánto destroy; to spoil; to ruin; to injure; cruel; oppressive; savage; brutal; incomplete; disabled; to remain; to survive; remnant; surplus
quarter (hour); moment; to carve; to engrave; to cut; oppressive; measure word for short time intervals
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