persecuted


persecuted
adj.
Persecuted is used with these nouns: ↑minority

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • persecuted — index aggrieved (victimized) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Persecuted — Persecute Per se*cute, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Persecuted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Persecuting}.] [F. pers[ e]cueter, L. persequi, persecutus, to pursue, prosecute; per + sequi to follow, pursue. See {Per }, and {Second}.] 1. To pursue in a manner to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • persecuted — Synonyms and related words: badgered, baited, bedeviled, beset, bugged, bullyragged, chivied, deviled, dogged, fretted, harassed, harried, haunted, heckled, hectored, hounded, needled, nipped at, pestered, picked on, plagued, ragged, teased,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • persecuted — pÉœrsɪkjuːtɪd / pɜːs adj. oppressed, tormented, maltreated; harassed, hounded, bothered per·se·cute || pÉœrsɪkjuːt / pɜː v. oppress, torment, maltreat; harass, hound, bother …   English contemporary dictionary

  • PERSECUTED — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Persecuted bandurists — Many bandurists and kobzars were persecuted by the authorities that controlled Ukraine at various times because of the association of the bandura to the Cossack past and aspects of Ukrainian history which the kobzars would glorify in their songs… …   Wikipedia

  • persecuted person — harassed person, oppressed person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Memorial to Homosexuals persecuted under Nazism — Frontsight of memorial …   Wikipedia

  • Committee for the Defense of the Unjustly Persecuted — The Committee for the Defense of the Unjustly Persecuted (Czech: Výbor na obranu nespravedlivě stíhaných; as a result the acronym VONS is used) was a Czechoslovak dissident organization founded largely by Charter 77 signatories. VONS was founded… …   Wikipedia

  • Job —    Persecuted, an Arabian patriarch who resided in the land of Uz (q.v.). While living in the midst of great prosperity, he was suddenly overwhelmed by a series of sore trials that fell upon him. Amid all his sufferings he maintained his… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary


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