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English noun: subjugation

1. subjugation (state) forced submission to control by others


Synonymssubjection


Broader (hypernym)relationship


Narrower (hyponym)bondage, bondage, captivity, confinement, enslavement, oppression, peonage, repression, slavery, thraldom, thrall, thralldom

2. subjugation (act) the act of subjugating by cruelty


SamplesThe tyrant's oppression of the people.


Synonymsoppression


Broader (hypernym)persecution

3. subjugation (act) the act of conquering


Synonymsconquering, conquest, subjection


Broader (hypernym)capture, gaining control, seizure


Instance hyponymNorman Conquest









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