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subjection

[suh b-jek-shuh n] /səbˈdʒɛk ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of subjecting.
2.
the state or fact of being subjected.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English < Latin subjectiōn- (stem of subjectiō) a throwing under, equivalent to subject- (see subject) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
subjectional, adjective
nonsubjection, noun
presubjection, noun
resubjection, noun
self-subjection, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for subjection

subjection

/səbˈdʒɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of subjecting or the state of being subjected
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Word Origin and History for subjection
n.

mid-14c., from Old French subjection (12c.), from Latin subjectionem (nominative subjectio), noun of action from past participle stem of subicere (see subject (n.)).

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