domestication

[ UK /dəmˌɛstɪkˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
[ US /dəˌmɛstəˈkeɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. adaptation to intimate association with human beings
  2. accommodation to domestic life
    her explorer husband resisted all her attempts at domestication
  3. the attribute of having been domesticated
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How To Use domestication In A Sentence

  • MAVUSO MBHEKISENI: People were educated, through what we call domestication, that they should love one party, because that party gave them-will give them freedom. Democracy Now!
  • Hardly a week goes by that I don't see another variation on the "serialism is to blame for classical's marginalization" trope, but I could just as easily argue that said marginalization correlates nicely with both the abandonment of experimental modernism and the domestication of radical minimalism. Everything's got a moral, if only you can find it
  • The domestication of plants from their wild progenitors has led to the production of a wide variety of crops that share a number of traits.
  • Despite her understanding of the pitfalls of domestication, however, she never gives up her claims to freedom or to a home for her family.
  • What are we to make of a woman who sells female domestication in a honey-hued voice but behind the cameras acts like a tough-as-nails male CEO?
  • - pens, eggshells, remains, etc., further suggest long-term domestication localized in the southwestern United States. Research Blogging - All Topics - English
  • From these considerations, I shall devote the first chapter of this abstract to variation under domestication.
  • But this perspective is not universally shared; other thinkers argue that domestication has effectively bred the wildness out of animals.
  • The domestication of crops, particularly cereals, was the central achievement of the Neolithic revolution 12 000 years ago in south-east Turkey.
  • Our ultimate goal was to determine whether barley was domesticated more than once and to pinpoint the region of barley domestication.
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