[ soo-per-awr-dn-ey-shuhn ]

  1. Logic. the relation between a universal proposition and a particular proposition of the same quality containing the same terms in the same order.

  2. Ecclesiastical. the ordination by an official of their own successor.

Origin of superordination

First recorded in 1645–55; from Late Latin superōrdinātiōn- (stem of superōrdinātiō ), equivalent to superōrdināt(us) (past participle of superōrdināre; see super-, ordain, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

Words Nearby superordination Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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