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English definition of “subject”

subject

noun [C] (AREA OF STUDY)    /ˈsʌb.dʒekt/
A1 an area of knowledge that is studied in school, college, or university: My favourite subjects at school were history and geography.mainly UK Her subject (= special area of study) is low-temperature physics.Subjects and disciplines change the subject B2 to start talking about a different subject: I'd tried to explain the situation, but he just changed the subject.Creating a distraction
(Definition of subject noun (AREA OF STUDY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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