opresión
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opresión(
oh
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preh
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syohn
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (domination)
a. oppression
Después de muchos años de subyugación, el pueblo se rebeló contra la opresión de la dictadura.After many years of subjugation, the people rebelled against the oppression of the dictatorship.
2. (constriction)
a. tightness
El doctor le dijo a Diego que esa opresión que siente en el pecho puede ser asma.The doctor told Diego that the tightness he feels in his chest may be asthma.
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opresión
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (represión)
a. oppression
2. (molestia, ahogo)
a.
sentía una opresión en el pechohe felt a tightness in his chest
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opresión
1 (sensación) oppression; [de situación, lugar] oppressiveness
2 (Med) difficulty in breathing; tightness of the chest
sentir opresión to find it difficult to breathe
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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