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subjugateverb [T]

uk   /ˈsʌb.dʒə.ɡeɪt/  us   /ˈsʌb.dʒə.ɡeɪt/ formal
  • subjugate verb [T] (DEFEAT)

to defeat people or a country and rule them in a way that allows them no freedom
subjugation
noun [U] uk   /ˌsʌb.dʒəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌsʌb.dʒəˈɡeɪ.ʃən/
They are bravely resisting subjugation by their more powerful neighbours.
(Definition of subjugate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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subjugateverb [T]

 us   /ˈsʌb·dʒəˌɡeɪt/ fml
social studies to defeat people or a country and rule them in a way that allows them no freedom
subjugation
noun [U]  us   /ˌsʌb·dʒəˈɡeɪ·ʃən/ fml
(Definition of subjugate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subjugate”
in Chinese (Simplified) 打败, 征服,使臣服,使屈服…
in Chinese (Traditional) 打敗, 征服,使臣服,使屈服…
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