subjugation
noun see subjugate

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  • subjugation — Subjugation …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • subjugation — ⇒SUBJUGATION, subst. fém. Rare. Action de subjuguer; résultat de cette action. A. Vieilli ou littér. 1. [Corresp. à subjuguer A 1] Synon. asservissement, assujettissement, conquête. Subjugation d un peuple. Subjugation d une nation (BESCH. 1845) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Subjugation — Sub ju*ga tion, n. [Cf. F. subjugation, LL. subjugatio.] The act of subjugating, or the state of being subjugated. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subjugation — index abduction, bondage, captivity, duress, force (compulsion), oppression, servitude, subjection …   Law dictionary

  • subjugation — (n.) late 14c., from L.L. subjugationem (nom. subjugatio), from pp. stem of L. subjugare to subdue, lit. bring under a yoke, from sub under (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + jugum (see JUGULAR (Cf. jugular)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • subjugation — (sub ju ga sion) s. f. Action de subjuguer. Résultat de cette action. Concitoyens, vous n avez pas d autre alternative que la victoire ou la subjugation, Proclamation de Jefferson Davis, dans J. des Débats, 25 août 1863. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • subjugation — n. in subjugation * * * [ˌsʌbdʒʊ geɪʃ(ə)n] in subjugation …   Combinatory dictionary

  • subjugation — subjugate ► VERB ▪ bring under domination or control, especially by conquest. DERIVATIVES subjugation noun. ORIGIN Latin subjugare bring under a yoke , from jugum yoke …   English terms dictionary

  • subjugation — See subjugate. * * * …   Universalium

  • subjugation — noun a) The act of subjugating. b) The state of being subjugated; forced control by others. Syn: conquest See Also: subjugate …   Wiktionary

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