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HBO SHARE 1 of 10 Benioff and Weiss claim to have seen no other possible outcome for a character stranded in a marriage to a psychopath, in a skewed version of feudal society.
The regime’s only macroeconomic plan involves feeding and maintaining the black markets—for dollars, oil, food, and medicine—which mainly profit those in the military, in return for their feudal loyalty to the regime.
Her sentence feels, in its elemental simplicity, like something from feudal Japan.
With that transition beginning and clans battling each other nearby, Gosuke realizes that peasants are less bound than usual to their roles in feudal society.
Drug bosses known as ‘the Tequila Man’ and ‘the Fish’ rule like feudal lords ... [and] residents get kidnapped in groups.
The land ultimately belonged to the king, and was awarded to feudal lords on a provisional basis.
The huge sums that clerks earn, at least relative to their formal qualifications, both sit at odds with the feudal nature of their employment and underpin it.
Our law is derived from English common law, and a feudal system historically designed to protect landowners' proprietary interests.
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FEUDAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of feudal for English Language Learners
: of or relating to feudalism
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Definition of feudal for Students
: relating to feudalism
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