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yoke

noun [C]  /joʊk/ us  
(esp. in the past) a wooden bar fastened over the necks of two animals, esp. cattle, and connected to a vehicle or load that they are pulling fig. Yoke can also refer to something that unfairly limits freedom: the yoke of slavery
Translations of “yoke”
in Spanish yugo, balancín, canesú…
in French joug, palanche, empiècement…
in German das Joch, die Schultertrage, die Passe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 木條, 軛, (尤指)牛軛…
in Chinese (Simplified) 木条, 轭, (尤指)牛轭…
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