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Main Entry: 1sub·or·di·nate
Pronunciation: sschwa-primarystressbodotrd-schwan-schwat, -primarystressbodotrd-nschwat
Function: adjective
1 : placed in or occupying a lower class or rank <a subordinate officer>
2 : yielding to or controlled by authority
3 a : of, relating to, or being a clause that functions as a noun, adjective, or adverb b : SUBORDINATING
- sub·or·di·nate·ly adverb
- sub·or·di·nate·ness noun

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