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verb [transitive] [usually passive] formal subordinate pronunciation in British English /səˈbɔː(r)dɪneɪt/
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present tense
present participlesubordinating
past tensesubordinated
past participlesubordinated
  1. if one thing is subordinated to another thing, it is considered to be less important than the other thing


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