Oppress in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Oppress

to hold down through use of force or fear

Examples of Oppress in a sentence

The dictator uses fear to oppress his people.  🔊

Throughout history, racist groups have tried to oppress minorities by way of force and fear.  🔊

The bully was able to oppress his victims by threatening them with violence.  🔊

For centuries, men tried to oppress women by forbidding them to work outside of the home.  🔊

The rebels will fight to their deaths to resist the government’s attempt to oppress them.  🔊

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