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re·pres·sive

 (rĭ-prĕs′ĭv)
adj.
Causing or inclined to cause repression: a repressive dictatorship.

re·pres′sive·ly adv.
re·pres′sive·ness n.
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repressive

(rɪˈprɛsɪv)
adj
1. acting to control, suppress, or restrain
2. subjecting people, a society, etc, to a state of subjugation
reˈpressively adv
reˈpressiveness n
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re•pres•sive

(rɪˈprɛs ɪv)

adj.
tending or serving to repress: repressive laws.
re•pres′sive•ly, adv.
re•pres′sive•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.repressive - restrictive of action; "a repressive regime"; "an overly strict and inhibiting discipline"
restrictive - serving to restrict; "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"
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repressive

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repressive

adjective
Serving to restrain forcefully:
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Translations
قَمْعي، كَبْتي
potlačovací
elnyomó
bælandi
represívny
baskı altına alan

repressive

[rɪˈpresɪv] ADJrepresivo
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repressive

[rɪˈprɛsɪv] adj [measures, legislation, law] → répressif/ive; [regime, state] → répressif/ive
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repressive

adjrepressiv
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repressive

[rɪˈprɛsɪv] adjrepressivo/a
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repress

(rəˈpres) verb
to keep (an impulse, a desire to do something etc) under control. He repressed a desire to hit the man.
reˈpression (-ʃən) noun
reˈpressive (-siv) adjective
severe; harsh.
reˈpressiveness noun
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References in periodicals archive ?
In a table displaying the degree to which certain countries would refrain from emotional response in percentages, India's repressiveness is translated in 51%, whereas the British dislike emotionality in a proportion of 45% (Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner, 1997: 70).
Sevigny was equally fascinated by the circumstances that might have led Borden to commit such gruesome crimes -- domination by a hyper-controlling father, the general repressiveness of society.
The closed environment and the repressiveness of the government is no myth.
We use the courts' propensity to make prison sentences unconditional (court repressiveness) to capture variation of sticks in the Russian regions.
In disparaging their national governments for their poor human rights records and overall repressiveness, rebel groups invoke international law to justify their rebellion and claim the moral high ground.
During the conference Sabahy accused the state of corruption and repressiveness, as well as enforcing price hikes and hunger, calling upon "whoever wants to stand with the people and the state should stand against it [the state]."
(4) The repressiveness of the military junta, in combination with later amnesties for PKK cadres, who had been hardened and indoctrinated in Turkish jails, helped shape the political environment favorably for the PKK.
The dominant mode of exposure avoids repressiveness, and the topic is addressed in a comprehensive, realistic and dynamic style.
When Trump visited Saudi Arabia, his commerce secretary exulted in the absence of hostile demonstrations, an absence ensured by the repressiveness of the regime.
Chapter 20, by Stanley Aronowitz, locates the relative absence of contemporary struggle in the repressiveness of the state and the reification of subjectivity.
On the contrary, he attributes great significance to the repressiveness of state.