Subjugation meaning

Subjugation is a state of being under control or secondary.

When a culture keeps women inferior to men and doesn't let them advance, this is an example of subjugation.

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The state of being subjugated; forced control by others.
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The act of subjugating.
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Origin of subjugation

  • From New Latin subiugatio, from Latin subiugare (“to subiugate”); see subjugate.

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