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The hardest habit of all to break is the terrible habit of happiness.Theodosia Garrison
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- (grammar) In a clause: the word or word group (usually a noun phrase) that is dealt with. In active clauses with verbs denoting an action, the subject and the actor are usually the same.
- “In the sentence ‘The mouse is eaten by the cat in the kitchen.’, ‘The mouse’ is the subject, ‘the cat’ being the agent.”
- The main topic of a paper, work of art, discussion, etc.
- A particular area of study.
- Her favorite subject is physics.
- A citizen in a monarchy.
- I am a British subject.
- A person ruled over by another, especially a monarch or state authority
particular area of study
citizen in a monarchy
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Adjectivesubject (not comparable)
- Pertaining to a person or people who are ruled by another.
- The Roman Empire ruled many subject territories.
- enPR: səb-jĕktʹ, IPA: /səbˈdʒɛkt/, /sʌbˈdʒɛkt/, SAMPA: /s@b"dZEkt/
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- Rhymes: -ɛkt
- Hyphenation: sub‧ject
Third person singular
- (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience, especially one that is unpleasant or unwanted.
cause to undergo
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