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subjugation

[suhb-juh-gey-shuh n] /ˌsʌb dʒəˈgeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act, fact, or process of subjugating, or bringing under control; enslavement:
The subjugation of the American Indians happened across the country.
Related forms
nonsubjugation, noun
self-subjugation, noun
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n.

late 14c., from Late Latin subjugationem (nominative subjugatio), from past participle stem of Latin subjugare "to subdue," literally "bring under a yoke," from sub "under" (see sub-) + jugum (see jugular).

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