Translation of subjugate in Spanish:


subyugar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈsəbdʒəˌɡeɪt//ˈsʌbdʒʊɡeɪt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (people/country) subyugar
    (country/people) sojuzgar
    (country/people) someter
    (emotions) dominar
    • It was designed to instil in young noblemen the qualities required to conquer new lands and subjugate their people on behalf of the king and the church.
    • The Idirans, on the other hand, conquer the species they considered inferior and subjugate them into their righteous religious empire.
    • Three years and two days ago, troops came to Afghanistan to free a people who had been subjugated by a cruel and vicious oppressor.
    • The concern in Paris and Berlin was that Washington's bid to subjugate Iraq and seize control of its huge oil reserves cut directly across European interests throughout the region.
    • It is at this time that the idea of conquering a people and subjugating them became a viable model, rather than total extermination.
    • Oppressors usually try to remove dignity when subjugating victims; the shaven heads of the prison camps did not hurt - they demeaned.
    • Either we defeat them and liberate their populations, or they will defeat us and subjugate ours.
    • It's just that if one sees the rights of the foetus as taking priority then one is subjugating the right of the mother unfairly.
    • Having for a long time been subjugated to foreign rule and control, the people of Taiwan have never really formed their own nation.
    • For the most part, America is an abstaining superpower: it shows no real interest in conquering and subjugating the rest of the world, even though it can.
    • There is also peace where one element does not dominate so much as subjugates the rest of the society, and where any signs of dissension are nipped in the bud.
    • They subjugated women, destroyed centuries-old artefacts and killed dissenters.
    • This was a crusading order that conquered the Baltic and subjugated the people of Brandenburg-Prussia.
    • Abuse is designed to control and subjugate another person through fear, humiliation, and verbal put downs.
    • One governor, Hassan Pasha, was in constant war with tribes, once he subjugated a tribe, another would immediately rebel against him.
    • His brother Turanshah subjugated Nubia and conquered the Yemen in the 1170s.
    • Professor Davis's unorthodox methodology split historians over whether his estimates were plausible but they welcomed any attempt to fill a gap in the little-known story of Africans subjugating Europeans.
    • Humiliation is a technique of deliberately subjugating a person or group by violating their dignity, and is often used as a political or military weapon.
    • Sylvia Plath's diaries have shown she endured a relationship with Ted Hughes - one in which she subjugated herself and her talent for the greater good of him and his.
    • Perhaps Rosand's story, while exaggerated for dramatic effect, was something of a satire foretold: a dueller who opposed the war, a lover willingly subjugating his true feelings?
  • 2

    to subjugate sth to sth supeditar algo a algo
    • Nabokov's keys lead the reader away from truth and subjugate him to the authorial will, a technique that had been successfully tested by Gide a decade earlier.
    • But on many issues they have been just as ready to subjugate human rights to their political interests.
    • Within a generation, the spiritual authority was subjugated to the secular authority.
    • Worse still, in their name, those seven Maori members are subjugating them to absolute insults.
    • Throughout the course, the emphasis is on the struggles of subjugated groups to gain access to and define a meaningful education.
    • After a brief spell of glory in the 1920s and 1930s, the Babelsberg Studios near Berlin were subjugated to the Nazi propaganda machine.
    • Democratization also may embolden formerly subjugated groups to lash out at their one-time oppressors.
    • Nearly everyone forgot how talented Bather is because he subjugated his game to help the Blue Devils win 92 percent of the time his freshman and sophomore years.
    • Second, Gilman introduced the concept of ‘androcentricism’: the broad-based set of social practices, relationships, and institutions that systematically subjugated women to men.’
    • There is an unhealthy tendency to subjugate films to the dictates of raising public awareness.
    • In the end, however, it's up to me to decide if I will be a willing pupil at any given time, to decide if I have little enough belief in my own feelings to subjugate them to the ways of another.
    • Sure, the Cartwrights are macho men of the land, but they're all about appreciating the natural beauty around them, not subjugating it to their whims and desires.
    • But I believe the people in New York were not occupying other people, were not subjugating other people to siege and closures, were not building settlements.
    • They attempt to bulldoze into our minds the crudity of their religion: subjugating our faiths to suppress us.
    • For one thing, our constitutional assertion of citizen control of corporations is still there, as is much of the language in the state codes that formally subjugates corporations to us.
    • For four decades, Taiwanese rights and interests were subjugated to those of the new arrivals, many of whom harbored the hope of reuniting with China.
    • I'm very grateful to find others like yourself who have overcome and continue to combat these fear ridden lunatics that try to subjugate our society to their truly malevolent goals.
    • A lack of empathy with republican ideals leads him to doubt the value of the desire for independence that impels subjugated peoples to seek an escape from empire.
    • To subjugate all paths to the proofs of Science is to neglect the irrational and inexplicable mysteries of Creation.
    • Counter subjugation means that one of the five elements subjugates the other opposite to the normal mutual subjugation order.