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Main Entry: 1sub·or·di·nate
Pronunciation: s-brd-n-t, -brd-nt
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·lyadverb - sub·or·di·nate·nessnoun