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Synonyms for subjugate

to win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

to make subservient or subordinate

Synonyms for subjugate

put down by force or intimidation

make subservient

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Donaldo Macedo argues that white 'Freirean' teachers and others who promote a radical leftist stance also subjugate their bicultural/bilingual students by supposedly giving them voice as long as the discourse is controlled by the colonizer.
The beings there obviously stand in for modernist strictures and dictatorial art critics; in this show, Polke connects that Omniscient, superior voice to the guns and rockets appearing from nowhere to subjugate Native Americans and Afghanis, respectively.
Especially appalled when he learns that genital mutilation is now being used to subjugate women, he joins with his mother, sister and half-sister Breanna to help save the Old Places.
It also expresses "deep concern" about investigations into the opposition leader Anatoly Lebedko, describing these as "attempts to subjugate the opposition".
Race, Religion & Racism, Volume 2: Perverting the Gospel to Subjugate a People by Dr.
He would have been much wiser to order MacArthur to stop right where he was, to restore the status quo before the North's invasion of the South, and not to try to subjugate all of Korea.
The main objective of the Saudi aggression, al-Houthi said, is to occupy Yemen and subjugate the Yemeni nation.
Totalitarion regimes often subjugate free expression and usurp the arts".
The truth is if the huge German war machine had not turned east towards Russia and used so much of its resources in trying to subjugate the Russians, be assured that this country even with the Royal Air Force, would have been invaded within three weeks of the Germans deciding to move over the Channel.
And all this is in the name of fundamentalist dogmatism, behind which lurks the age-old paternalistic drive to dominate, subjugate, oppress, downgrade, and silence women.
BUT WHAT MAKES THE MATRIX SO PARTICULARLY INTERESTING is that it raises the specter of machines that subjugate us by putting us to sleep--of TVs, VCRs, DVDs, and video games that anesthetize us to the real drama of life by feeding us a steady diet of infotainment pablum.
In March 2000, the Haowangjao Weekly, supported by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), described a plan to subjugate Taiwan, including using neutron bombs.
His Administration has shown it is willing and eager to do business, no matter how Chinese leaders repress religious expression and free speech, round up protesters, jail human-rights workers who have the temerity to document the dead at Tiananmen Square, persecute labor organizers, force women to have abortions against their will, torture Prisoners behind bars, subjugate Tibet--the list goes on and on.
The Spaniards tried to subjugate the Mayas throughout the 15th century, but the conquest was not complete until the fall of Tayasal, the last Maya stronghold, in 1697.