n [U] oppressing or being oppressed 压迫; 压制
*a tyrant's oppression of his people 暴君对人民的压迫
* a history of oppression 一部压迫史
* victims of oppression 受迫害者.
when someone treats a group of people unfairly or cruelly and prevents them from having the same rights as other people have
political/racial/sexual etc oppression
They suffered years of political oppression.
the struggle against oppression
1. My sense of oppression increased. 我的压抑感越来越厉害。