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noun as in bondage

noun as in occupation

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noun as in servitude

noun as in slavery

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Its conspicuous subjugation of Muslims includes choreographed hate campaigns, violence, as well as official measures designed to weaken the community.

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Imperialism and the transatlantic slave trade depended on the violent subjugation of people.

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At this point, the only thing still standing between the freedom American women have had for nearly 50 years and the superstition-driven state subjugation of woman to embryo is time.

Joining the club would only make women complicit in their own subjugation.

We know that like South Africa, the United States had to overcome centuries of racial subjugation.

And it is girls themselves who are refusing to be cowed or blackmailed into accepting their subjugation.

Lastly, what does it say about our country that we as a society endorse the subjugation of persons with dwarfism?

For the occupier, victory means subjugation of the ruling authority to its will.

And it is too true that ages of subjugation have demoralized, to a fearful extent, the Italian People.

Wife of Phileas Beauvisage, whom she kept in complete subjugation.

You will complete your subjugation of the old lord, and the philosophic Dr. Wolff will certainly propose to me.

Neither need there be any fears of an attempt on the part of the United States, at a subjugation, of these countries.

It is certain this variety gives indisputable evidence of remote and continued subjugation.


On this page you'll find 771 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subjugation, such as: enslavement, serfdom, servitude, yoke, chains, and peonage.

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