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English Definitionto constrain or repress emotions; oppressive; stifling; depressing; repression
Simplified Script压抑
Traditional Script壓抑
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄚ ㄧˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)aat3jik1
Part of Speech(动) verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
to press; to push down; to keep under (control); pressure
to restrain; to restrict; to keep down; or

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Words With Same Head Word    
压迫yāpòto oppress; to repress; to constrict; oppression; stress (physics)
压缩yāsuōto compress; compression
压制yāzhìto suppress; to inhibit; to stifle
压榨yāzhàto press; to squeeze; to extract juice, oil etc by squeezing
Words With Same Tail Word    
冤抑yuānyìto suffer injustice
平抑píngyìto stabilize; to keep (prices, vermin etc) under control
自抑zìyìto control oneself
贬抑biǎnyìto belittle; to disparage; to demean
遏抑èyìto suppress; to restrain
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