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  • n. Someone who oppresses another or others.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who oppresses; one who imposes unjust burdens on others; one who harasses others with unjust laws or unreasonable severity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who oppresses, or exercises undue severity in the use of power or authority.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person of authority who subjects others to undue pressures

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