subjection

[ suh b-jek-shuh n ]
/ səbˈdʒɛk ʃən /

noun

the act of subjecting.
the state or fact of being subjected.

Origin of subjection

1300–50; Middle English < Latin subjectiōn- (stem of subjectiō) a throwing under, equivalent to subject- (see subject) + -iōn- -ion

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subjection

/ (səbˈdʒɛkʃən) /

noun

the act or process of subjecting or the state of being subjected
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