[suh b-jek-shuh n]
Origin of subjection
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- the act or process of subjecting or the state of being subjected
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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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