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subdue /səbˈduː/ Brit /səbˈdjuː/ verb
subdues; subdued; subduing
subdue
/səbˈduː/ Brit /səbˈdjuː/
verb
subdues; subdued; subduing
Learner's definition of SUBDUE
[+ object]
: to get control of (a violent or dangerous person or group) by using force, punishment, etc.
: to get control of (something, such as a strong emotion)
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