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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of mastering someone; The quality of obedient submissiveness; The grammatical relation of a modifying word or phrase to its head;

Usage examples (30)
  • We must love nothing besides him, but what we love for him and in subordination to him.
  • Note, Gifts are fit objects of our desire and pursuit, in subordination to grace and charity.
  • The crimes that He most abhors, when not prevented, are yet overruled in subordination to his cause, and against their guilty authors.
  • The subordination is supported by the actions of individuals, cultural norms and values, and the institutional structures and practices of society. for more
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