"Oppression vs repression"
unfair and cruel treatment by a powerful person or government
Definition of oppression, Macmillan Online Dictionary: Free British English Dictionary and Thesaurus
to put down (again) by force before control has been lost, as with a rebellion
repress - Definition of repress - online dictionary powered by PowerVocabularyBuilder.com
To press again; to repress the first risings of discontent.
repress - Wiktionary
Oppression is use of repression more than once.
I wish to know if any other member can give a better way of expressing
the difference between the two words.
Last edited by VSPrasad; 08-Sep-2009 at 03:04.