Definitions for subordination
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the state of being subordinate to something
the semantic relation of being subordinate or belonging to a lower rank or class
the grammatical relation of a modifying word or phrase to its head
the quality of obedient submissiveness
the act of mastering or subordinating someone
The process of making something subordinate.
The property of being subordinate.
The quality of being properly obedient to a superior (as a superior officer).
the act of subordinating, placing in a lower order, or subjecting
the quality or state of being subordinate or inferior to an other; inferiority of rank or dignity; subjection
place of inferior rank
Origin: [Cf. F. subordination.]
Subordination in banking and finance refers to the order of priorities in claims for ownership or interest in various assets.
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It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its soverign law is subordination and dependence.
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