Repressive - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpresɪv|  American pronunciation of the word repressive
Brit.  |rɪˈprɛsɪv|  British pronunciation of the word repressive

adjective

- restrictive of action(syn: inhibitory, repressing)

a repressive regime

Examples

Religious groups were severely repressed.

...quickly repressed the rebellion in the provincial city and restored order...

the element of wildness in his behavior was a protest against repressive convention

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