[ soo-per-awr-dn-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˌsu pərˌɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən /


Logic. the relation between a universal proposition and a particular proposition of the same quality containing the same terms in the same order.
Ecclesiastical. the ordination by an official of his or her successor.

Origin of superordination

1645–55; < Late Latin superōrdinātiōn- (stem of superōrdinātiō), equivalent to superōrdināt(us) (past participle of superōrdināre; see super-, ordain, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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