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1 subordinate /səˈboɚdənət/ adjective
1 subordinate
/səˈboɚdənət/
adjective
Learner's definition of SUBORDINATE
: in a position of less power or authority than someone else often + to
: less important than someone or something else often + to
2 subordinate /səˈboɚdənət/ noun
plural subordinates
2 subordinate
/səˈboɚdənət/
noun
plural subordinates
Learner's definition of SUBORDINATE
[count]
: someone who has less power or authority than someone else : someone who is subordinate to someone else
3 subordinate /səˈboɚdəˌneɪt/ verb
subordinates; subordinated; subordinating
3 subordinate
/səˈboɚdəˌneɪt/
verb
subordinates; subordinated; subordinating
Learner's definition of SUBORDINATE
[+ object] formal
: to think of or treat (someone or something) as less important than someone or something else usually + to

— subordination

/səˌboɚdəˈneɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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