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OTHER WORDS FROM subordinationnon·sub·or·di·na·tion, nounpre·sub·or·di·na·tion, nounself-sub·or·di·na·tion, noun
Words nearby subordination
Definition for subordinacy (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), sub·or·di·nat·ed, sub·or·di·nat·ing.
Origin of subordinate
OTHER WORDS FROM subordinate
British Dictionary definitions for subordinacy
verb (səˈbɔːdɪˌneɪt) (tr usually foll by to)
Derived forms of subordinatesubordinately, adverbsubordination or subordinateness, nounsubordinative, adjective
Word Origin for subordinate
Cultural definitions for subordinacy
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.)