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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of subject.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Subjacent.
  • adj. Reduced to subjection; brought under the dominion of another.
  • adj. Exposed; liable; subject; obnoxious.


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  • The designation subjected them to substantial controls over their finances on the grounds that they were suspected of involvement in terrorism.

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  • And making it with such certitude bespeaks — to me, at least — evidence that “the educational system [to which the speaker was subjected] is fundamentally corrupt.”

    Waldo Jaquith - Frederick defends his Obama/Osama comment as “true.”

  • The injustice this family has been subjected is so extreme, most Canadians are bewildered it hasn't received more attention in the States.

    shaken to my core

  • As the entertainment industry struggles to offer the public anything of substance, we are once again subjected to the actions of a mostly unsophisticated group of individuals.

    Thanks for the mammory

  • While much of the shrinkage to which the planet has been subjected is due to the increased knowledge of mathematics and physics, an equal, if not greater, portion may be ascribed to the perfection of the means of locomotion and communication.

    The Shrinkage of the Planet

  • The doctor's report, on the day I visited the island, will also serve to indicate that the treatment to which the prisoners are subjected is not such as to affect their health.

    Camp of Federal Prisoners on Belle Isle, Richmond, Virginia

  • Jen could be excused for butchering the jargon of gross anatomy, an argot that subjected her to terms from a dead language (Latin) and an ancient language (Greek) communicated to her in English by lab instructors with Indian, Hungarian, British, Italian and Brooklyn accents.

    Body of Knowledge

  • If any white man, out of sympathy, might have been induced to bear testimony in behalf of the slave, it would have required an unprecedented degree of courage, for at that time the slightest manifestation of humanity towards a coloured man was denounced as "abolitionism," and that name subjected its bearer to frightful liabilities.

    Uncle Tom's Companions: Or, Facts Stranger Than Fiction. A Supplement to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Being Startling Incidents in the Lives of Celebrated Fugitive Slaves.

  • It required a degree of courage unknown to them to do so; for just at that time, the slightest manifestation of humanity toward a colored person was denounced as abolitionism, and that name subjected its bearer to frightful liabilities.

    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

  • They had to endure the trial to which all second comers are subjected, which is

    The Professor at the Breakfast-Table


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