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English noun: subjection

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


Broader (hypernym)relationship

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

2. subjection (act) the act of conquering

Synonymsconquering, conquest, subjugation

Broader (hypernym)capture, gaining control, seizure

Instance hyponymNorman Conquest

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