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English definition of “subject to something”

subject to something

likely to experience or suffer from something: The bay is subject to heavy fog in summer. If the plants are growing well, they'll be less subject to pests. If an action or event is subject to something, it needs something to happen before it can take place: The agreement is still subject to approval by the League's 30 teams and the players.
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