Definition of 'subservient'
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Women are expected to be totally subservient to men. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Across the Arab world supposedly passive and subservient peoples were rising against other repressive regimes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As football across the world becomes subservient to the demands of the richest clubs, so football becomes something a good deal smaller. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He who does not make his reign subservient to the divine glory, acts the part not of a king, but a robber. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'subservient'
British English: subservient ADJECTIVE
If you are subservient, you do whatever someone wants you to do.
She is expected to be subservient to her uncle.
Definition of subservient from the Collins English Dictionary
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