Definition of 'subordinate'
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Inspector Banbury was in charge, the young men were present in a strictly subordinate capacity. COFFIN ON THE WATER (2001)He was the only subordinate Lysenko occasionally patted on the back. COVER STORY (2001)
He walked, and led him back through the veils, where he found another subordinate, in the chamber with his desk. HAMMERFALL (2001)
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Translations for 'subordinate'
British English: subordinate NOUN
If someone is your subordinate, they have a less important position than you in the organization that you both work for.
He tended not to seek guidance from subordinates.
British English: subordinate ADJECTIVE
Someone who is subordinate to you has a less important position than you and has to obey you.
Sixty of his subordinate officers followed his example.
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