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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
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Example sentences from the Web for subordination
“This is a classic form of subordination that is characteristic of employment relationships,” it added.Uber loses gig workers rights challenge in UK Supreme Court|Natasha Lomas|February 19, 2021|TechCrunch
As Thomas notes, many Americans’ increasing commitment to racial subordination and slavery loomed large in the background of the cases.The enslaved families who went to court to win their freedom|Alison LaCroix|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Slavery, racism, sexism, and other forms of bigotry, subordination, and human rights abuse transform and adapt with the times.Still a Problem From Hell, Two Decades After Rwanda|John Prendergast|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a relationship of dominance and subordination that makes further conflict inevitable.
They had adopted increasingly formalized rules of racial subordination in public places.
For most of history, the subordination of wives to husbands was enforced by law and custom.How Straight Marriage’s Evolution Led to Obama’s Gay-Marriage Endorsement|Stephanie Coontz|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If there is any such relationship, the British people have seen no reward from it—only subordination and sacrifice.
The degree of subordination differed from the mild form of tribute-paying to that of personal slavery.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
In all these charters care was taken that the new corporations should be in due subordination to the town authorities.The Influence and Development of English Gilds|Francis Aiden Hibbert
Our collective effort tends to break for ever this bond of subordination.
They shared in every privilege belonging to her native sons, and but slightly felt the inconveniences of subordination.The Loyalists of America and Their Times, Vol. 1 of 2|Egerton Ryerson
It is extraordinary with what subordination they act when they are turned out to do military duty.
Cultural definitions for subordination
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.)