subjugate

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subjugate(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. subyugar
The Romans fought to subjugate the clans to the south.Los romanos lucharon para subyugar a los clanes del sur.
b. sojuzgar
Though the empress subjugated many of the local peoples, she allowed them to continue to practice their ways of life.Aunque la emperatriz sojuzgó a muchos de los pueblos locales, permitió que conservaran sus formas de vivir.
c. someter
If not by force, the queen would find some sort of ruse to subjugate the nobles to her will.Si no era por la fuerza, la reina encontraría alguna artimaña para someter a los nobles a su voluntad.
d. dominar
We refuse to be subjugated by a foreign power.Nos negamos a ser dominados por una potencia extranjera.
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subjugate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (people, nation)
a. someter, subyugar
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subjugate [ˈsʌbdʒʊɡeɪt]
transitive verb
subyugar; sojuzgar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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