Subjugate: Verb

subjugate LELB Society/ˈsʌb.dʒʊ.geɪt/
verb [T] FORMAL
1. to treat yourself, your wishes or your beliefs as being less important than other people or their wishes or beliefs:
[R] She subjugated herself to her mother’s needs.
Journalists must subjugate personal political convictions to their professional commitment to fairness and balance.
2. subjugate (DEFEAT) /ˈsʌb.dʒʊ.geɪt/
verb [T] FORMAL
to defeat people or a country and rule them in a way which allows them no freedom

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