Meaning of “subdue” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “subdue” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subdue" in American English

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subdueverb [ T ]

us /səbˈdu/

to reduce the force of (someone or something):

She’d be hard to subdue if she got mad.

(Definition of “subdue” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)