- to treat someone or something as less important than someone or something else Safety considerations were subordinated to commercial interests.
- NAmE//səˌbɔrdnˈeɪʃn//noun [uncountable]
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NAmE//səˈbɔrdnˌeɪt//subordinate somebody/something (to somebody/something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they subordinate
he / she / it subordinates
past simple subordinated
-ing form subordinating
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