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Definition of subordination noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

subordination

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌbɔːdɪˈneɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbɔːrdɪˈneɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] subordination (of somebody/something) (to somebody/something) (formal)
 
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the act of treating somebody/something as less important than somebody/something else the subordination of women They challenge the subordination of social needs to the profits of big business.