subject

subject
1.
adjective
((of countries etc) not independent, but dominated by another power: subject nations.) dominado, subyugado

2. noun
1) (a person who is under the rule of a monarch or a member of a country that has a monarchy etc: We are loyal subjects of the Queen; He is a British subject.) súbdito
2) (someone or something that is talked about, written about etc: We discussed the price of food and similar subjects; What was the subject of the debate?; The teacher tried to think of a good subject for their essay; I've said all I can on that subject.) tema, asunto
3) (a branch of study or learning in school, university etc: He is taking exams in seven subjects; Mathematics is his best subject.) asignatura
4) (a thing, person or circumstance suitable for, or requiring, a particular kind of treatment, reaction etc: I don't think her behaviour is a subject for laughter.) motivo
5) (in English, the word(s) representing the person or thing that usually does the action shown by the verb, and with which the verb agrees: The cat sat on the mat; He hit her because she broke his toy; He was hit by the ball.) sujeto

3. səb'‹ekt verb
1) (to bring (a person, country etc) under control: They have subjected all the neighbouring states (to their rule).) dominar, subyugar
2) (to cause to suffer, or submit (to something): He was subjected to cruel treatment; These tyres are subjected to various tests before leaving the factory.) someter
- subjective
- subjectively
- subject matter
- change the subject
- subject to

subject n
1. asignatura
biology is my favourite subject la biología es mi asignatura preferida
2. tema
he gave a talk on the subject of skiing dio una charla sobre el tema del esquí
3. súbdito
I am a British subject soy un súbdito británico
4. sujeto
in English, the subject goes before the verb en inglés, el sujeto va delante del verbo
subject
tr[(n-adj) 'sʌbʤekt; (vb) səb'ʤekt]
noun
1 (theme, topic) tema nombre masculino
what's your opinion on the subject? ¿qué opinas del tema?
while we're on the subject of money ya que hablamos de dinero
2 SMALLEDUCATION/SMALL asignatura
3 (citizen) súbdito, ciudadano,-a
4 SMALLLINGUISTICS/SMALL sujeto
5 (cause) objeto (of/for, de)
6 (of experiment) sujeto
transitive verb
1 (bring under control) someter, sojuzgar (to, a)
adjective
1 (subordinate, governed) sometido,-a
1 subject to (bound by) sujeto,-a a
we are all subject to the law todos estamos sujetos a la ley
1 subject to (prone to - floods, subsidence) expuesto,-a a; (- change, delay) susceptible de, sujeto,-a a; (- illness) propenso,-a a
preposition subject to
1 (conditional on) previo,-a, supeditado,-a a
subject to approval previa aprobación
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to change the subject cambiar de tema
subject matter (topic) tema nombre masculino, materia 2 (contents) contenido
subject [səb'ʤɛkt] vt
1) control, dominate: controlar, dominar
2) : someter
they subjected him to pressure: lo sometieron a presiones
subject ['sʌbʤɪkt] adj
1) : subyugado, sometido
a subject nation: una nación subyugada
2) prone: sujeto, propenso
subject to colds: sujeto a resfriarse
3)
subject to : sujeto a
subject to congressional approval: sujeto a la aprobación del congreso
subject ['sʌbʤɪkt] n
1) : súbdito m, -ta f (de un gobierno)
2) topic: tema m
3) : sujeto m (en gramática)
subject
adj.
asunto, -a adj.
materia adj.
subyugado, -a adj.
sujeto, -a adj.
súbdito, -a adj.
tema adj.
n.
asunto s.m.
capítulo s.m.
lectura s.f.
materia s.f.
sujeto s.m.
súbdito s.m.
tema s.m.
v.
avasallar v.
dominar v.
someter v.
sujetar v.
supeditar v.

I 'sʌbdʒɪkt
noun
1) (topic) tema m

to change the subject — cambiar de tema

to drop the subject — dejar el tema

to get off the subject — salirse* or desviarse* del tema, irse* por las ramas

to keep off a subject — evitar un tema

while we're on the subject, who ...? — a propósito del tema or ya que estamos hablando de esto ¿quién ...?

to be the subject of controversy — ser* objeto de polémica

I'd like to raise the subject of finance — quisiera plantear el problema de la financiación

2) (discipline) asignatura f, materia f (esp AmL), ramo m (Chi)
3) (Pol) súbdito, -ta m,f
4) (Ling) sujeto m

II 'sʌbdʒɪkt
adjective
1) (owing obedience) <people/nation/province> sometido

subject to French laws — bajo jurisdicción francesa

2)
a) (liable, prone)

to be subject TO something — \<\<to change/delay\>\> estar* sujeto a algo, ser* susceptible de algo; \<\<to flooding/subsidence/temptation\>\> estar* expuesto a algo; \<\<to ill health/depression\>\> ser* propenso a algo

b) (conditional upon)

to be subject TO something — estar* sujeto a algo

subject to contract — sujeto a confirmación por contrato


III səb'dʒekt
transitive verb
1) (force to undergo)

to subject something/somebody TO something — someter algo/a alguien a algo

2) (make submissive) \<\<nation/people\>\> someter, sojuzgar*
1. ['sʌbdʒɪkt]
N
1) (=topic, theme) tema m ; (=plot) argumento m , asunto m

to change the subject — cambiar de tema

let's change the subject — cambiemos de tema

changing the subject ... — hablando de otra cosa ..., cambiando de tema ...

it's a delicate subject — es un asunto delicado

on the subject of ... — a propósito de ...

(while we're) on the subject of money ... — ya que de dinero se trata ...

this raises the whole subject of money — esto plantea el problema general del dinero

2) (Scol, Univ) asignatura f
3) (Gram) sujeto m
4) (Med) caso m

he's a nervous subject — es un caso nervioso

5) (Sci)

guinea pigs make excellent subjects — los conejillos son materia excelente (para los experimentos etc)

6) (esp Brit) (Pol) súbdito(-a) m / f

British subject — súbdito(-a) m / f británico(-a)

liberty of the subject — libertad f del ciudadano

2. ['sʌbdʒɪkt]
ADJ
1) [people, nation] dominado, subyugado
2)

subject to — (=liable to) [+ law, tax, delays] sujeto a; [+ disease] propenso a; [+ flooding] expuesto a; (=conditional on) [+ approval etc] sujeto a

these prices are subject to change without notice — estos precios están sujetos a cambio sin previo aviso

subject to correction — bajo corrección

subject to confirmation in writing — sujeto a confirmación por escrito

3.
[sǝb'dʒekt]
VT

to subject sb to sth — someter a algn a algo

to subject a book to criticism — someter un libro a la crítica

to be subjected to inquiry — ser sometido a una investigación

I will not be subjected to this questioning — no tolero este interrogatorio or esta interrogación

she was subjected to much indignity — tuvo que aguantar muchas afrentas

4.
['sʌbdʒɪkt]
CPD

subject heading N — título m de materia

subject index N(in book) índice m de materias; (in library) catálogo m de materias

subject matter N(=topic) tema m , asunto m ; [of letter] contenido m

subject pronoun N — pronombre m (de) sujeto

* * *

I ['sʌbdʒɪkt]
noun
1) (topic) tema m

to change the subject — cambiar de tema

to drop the subject — dejar el tema

to get off the subject — salirse* or desviarse* del tema, irse* por las ramas

to keep off a subject — evitar un tema

while we're on the subject, who ...? — a propósito del tema or ya que estamos hablando de esto ¿quién ...?

to be the subject of controversy — ser* objeto de polémica

I'd like to raise the subject of finance — quisiera plantear el problema de la financiación

2) (discipline) asignatura f, materia f (esp AmL), ramo m (Chi)
3) (Pol) súbdito, -ta m,f
4) (Ling) sujeto m

II ['sʌbdʒɪkt]
adjective
1) (owing obedience) <people/nation/province> sometido

subject to French laws — bajo jurisdicción francesa

2)
a) (liable, prone)

to be subject TO something — \<\<to change/delay\>\> estar* sujeto a algo, ser* susceptible de algo; \<\<to flooding/subsidence/temptation\>\> estar* expuesto a algo; \<\<to ill health/depression\>\> ser* propenso a algo

b) (conditional upon)

to be subject TO something — estar* sujeto a algo

subject to contract — sujeto a confirmación por contrato


III [səb'dʒekt]
transitive verb
1) (force to undergo)

to subject something/somebody TO something — someter algo/a alguien a algo

2) (make submissive) \<\<nation/people\>\> someter, sojuzgar*

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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