HyperDic: repressive

English > 1 sense of the word repressive:
ADJECTIVEallrepressive, inhibitory, repressingrestrictive of action
repressive > pronunciation
Soundsriypreh'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > repressive: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningrestrictive of action.
Example"a repressive regime"
Synonymsinhibitory, repressing
BroaderrestrictiveServing to restrict
Spanishinhibidor, represivo
Catalaninhibitori, repressiu
Verbsrepressput down by force or intimidation

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