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English definition of “yoke”


noun [C] (CONNECTION)    /jəʊk/ US  /joʊk/ formal
something that connects two things or people , usually in a way that unfairly limits freedom : the yoke of marriage Both countries had thrown off the communist yoke.Power to control
(Definition of yoke noun (CONNECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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