Subjugate

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Subjugate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"
  • make subservient; force to submit or subdue

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'Subjugate' example sentence in quotations


* The true measure of a man is the degree to which he has managed to subjugate his ego. - Albert Einstein

* Life is a game in which the rules are constantly changing nothing spoils a game more than those who take it seriously. Adultery Phooey You should never subjugate yourself to another nor seek the subjugation of someone else to yourself. If you follow that Crispian principle you will be able to say 'Phooey,' too, instead of reaching for your gun when you fancy yourself betrayed. - Quentin Crisp


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Subjugate Sample Sentences in News


  • Pontifical council to consider challenges women face in society, church
    Violence against women, cultural pressures regarding women's physical appearance, attitudes that subjugate women or that ignore male-female differences and the growing alienation of women from the church in some parts of the world are themes the Pontifical Council for Culture is set to explore. Read more on this news related to 'Subjugate'
  • Annie Brown: The Pope continues to ignore a woman's fundamental right to choose when to reproduce
    ANNIE says the Catholic Church subjugate millions of women across the globe and insists we have a short memory about just how badly they oppressed them in this country. Read more on this news related to 'Subjugate'
  • TMC protests in Parliament over Centre's misuse of CBI for political vendetta
    Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday staged a protest outside Parliament accusing the Central Government of using the CBI to subjugate state governments and opposing the cuts in funds allotted to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). Read more on this news related to 'Subjugate'

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