For most of history, the subordination of wives to husbands was enforced by law and custom.
It is a relationship of dominance and subordination that makes further conflict inevitable.
Slavery, racism, sexism, and other forms of bigotry, subordination, and human rights abuse transform and adapt with the times.
If there is any such relationship, the British people have seen no reward from it—only subordination and sacrifice.
They shared in every privilege belonging to her native sons, and but slightly felt the inconveniences of subordination.
subordination to the wills of their superiors was ingrained in their natures.
Every official strove to gain influence beyond his own sphere, and subordination hardly existed.
We all have our faults, and must keep them in subordination.
Turning next to the Roman family, the condition of woman is more favorable, but her subordination the same.
There comes a sense of subserviency and subordination that can not be thrown off.
The use of expressions that make one element of a sentence dependent on another. In the following sentence, the first (italicized) clause (also called a subordinate clause) is subordinate to the second clause: “Despite all efforts toward a peaceful settlement of the dispute, war finally broke out.” (Compare coordination, dependent clause, and independent clause.)