opprimer (1375)

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opprimer (1375)

[ gdw]

[ FEW: 7,376b opprimere; Gdf: 5,609c opprimer; GdfC: 10,236a opprimer; TL: 6,1158 oprimer; DEAF:  oprimer; DMF:  opprimer; TLF:  opprimer; OED: ; MED:  opprimed ppl.; DMLBS: 2037b opprimere ]

The verbs oppreindre, oppresser and opprimer are entirely synonymous and derive from the same Latin verb opprimere: oppreindre and opprimer are different vernacular developments of the infinitive form, whereas oppresser is based on the past participle form oppressus.


1to oppress, ill-treat (by abuse of power)
( 1375 )  [...] grevez, opprimez et damagiez  iii 1032
( 1435 )  nozdiz ennemiz qui ainsi vous oppriment et foulent si inhumainement  434
exprimer  oppreindre  oppress#1  oppresse#1  oppresser  oppression  oppressour 
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