The domination of one individual or group by another, more powerful, individual or group, using cultural, economic, physical, psychological, or social threats or force, and frequently using an explicit ideology to justify the oppression.
The systematic exploitation of one societal group by another for its own benefit. The phenomenon involves institutional control, ideological domination, and the imposition of the dominant groupâ€™s culture on the oppressed.
The subjugation of one individual or group by a more powerful individual or group, using physical, psychological, social or economic threats or force, and frequently using an ideology to sanction the oppression.
Minority shareholders are subject to the control of majority shareholders. If that control is exercised in such a way that the interests of minority shareholders are unfairly prejudiced the minority can apply to the court to impose a remedy against unfair prejudice under section 459 and Part XVII of the Companies Act 1985.
Two meanings: (Political) To unjustly inhibit a person's actions or desires. (Enforcement) To inhibit with altruistic intent a person's actions or desires as an unavoidable consequence of enforcing the rules of society.