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Borrowed from Latin opprimere, with normal change of conjugation to -ir.

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oprimir (first-person singular present oprimeixo, first-person singular preterite oprimí, past participle oprimit)

  1. (transitive) to oppress

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Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Latin opprimere (to suppress).

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oprimir (first-person singular present oprimo, first-person singular preterite oprimi, past participle oprimido, short past participle opresso)

  1. to oppress (keep down by force)
    Synonyms: dominar, submeter

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin opprimĕre.

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  • IPA(key): /opɾiˈmiɾ/ [o.pɾiˈmiɾ]
  • Rhymes: -iɾ
  • Syllabification: o‧pri‧mir

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oprimir (first-person singular present oprimo, first-person singular preterite oprimí, past participle oprimido)

  1. (transitive) to press (e.g., a button or key on a telephone or keyboard)
    Synonym: pulsar
  2. (transitive) to oppress
    Synonym: opresar (obsolete)

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