Translation of "subjugate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈsʌb.dʒə.ɡeɪt/ us /ˈsʌb.dʒə.ɡeɪt/ formal

to defeat people or a country and rule them in a way that allows them no freedom


to treat yourself, your wishes, or your beliefs as being less important than other people or their wishes or beliefs

She subjugated herself to her mother’s needs.
subjugation noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌsʌb.dʒəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌsʌb.dʒəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/

subyugación, supeditación
They are bravely resisting subjugation by their more powerful neighbours.

(Translation of “subjugate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)