subordinated

[ suh-bawr-dn-ey-tid ]
/ səˈbɔr dnˌeɪ tɪd /

adjective Finance.

noting or designating a debt obligation whose holder is placed in precedence below secured and general creditors: subordinated debentures.

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Origin of subordinated

OTHER WORDS FROM subordinated

un·sub·or·di·nat·ed, adjective
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