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Meaning of “subdue” - Learner’s Dictionary

subdue

verb [T]     /səbˈdjuː/ ( present participle subduing, past tense and past participle subdued)
to start to control someone or something, especially by using forcePreventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
Translations of “subdue”
in Vietnamese chinh phục, khuất phục…
in Spanish someter, dominar…
in Thai ปราบ…
in Malaysian menundukkan…
in French soumettre…
in German besiegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓制, 制服, 控制…
in Indonesian menundukkan…
in Russian подавлять, подчинять…
in Turkish boyun eğdirmek, kontrol altına almak, bastırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 压制, 制服, 控制…
in Polish ujarzmiać…
(Definition of subdue from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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