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subjugate

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbdʒəgeɪt; ˈsʌbdʒʊgeɪt/

Translation of subjugate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (conquer) [people/country] subyugar*, sojuzgar*, someter; [emotions] dominar
    Example sentences
    • It was designed to instil in young noblemen the qualities required to conquer new lands and subjugate their people on behalf of the king and the church.
    • For the most part, America is an abstaining superpower: it shows no real interest in conquering and subjugating the rest of the world, even though it can.
    • It is at this time that the idea of conquering a people and subjugating them became a viable model, rather than total extermination.
    1.2 (subordinate) to subjugate sth to sth supeditar algo a algo
    Example sentences
    • They attempt to bulldoze into our minds the crudity of their religion: subjugating our faiths to suppress us.
    • But I believe the people in New York were not occupying other people, were not subjugating other people to siege and closures, were not building settlements.
    • For one thing, our constitutional assertion of citizen control of corporations is still there, as is much of the language in the state codes that formally subjugates corporations to us.

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