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subject

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsʌbdʒɪkt/
WHAT B1 what someone is writing or talking about: a series of programmes on the subject of homelessnessTopics and areas of interest
STUDY A1 an area of knowledge studied in school or university: Chemistry is my favourite subject.Topics and areas of interestSubjects and disciplines
GRAMMAR B1 the person or thing that performs the action described by the verb. In the sentence 'Bob phoned me yesterday.', 'Bob' is the subject.Grammatical terms
PERSON someone who is from a particular country, especially a country with a king or queen: a British subjectCountry and nationContinents and regions of the worldCountry names
(Definition of subject noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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