how to pronounce oppression


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oppression is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of oppression in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… are into the oppression like if it's a …”

meanings of oppression


  1. The act of oppressing, or the state of being oppressed.
  2. The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.
  3. A feeling of being oppressed.

oppression frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word oppression occurs in english on average 7.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics oppression can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that oppression can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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