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noun [countable/uncountable] persecution pronunciation in British English /ˌpɜː(r)sɪˈkjuːʃ(ə)n/
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  1. extremely bad treatment of someone, especially because of their race, religion, or political beliefs
    He may face persecution if he returns to his homeland.
    religious/political persecution
    persecution of: the Nazi persecution of the Jews

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