subordination


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inferiority

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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

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the grammatical relation of a modifying word or phrase to its head

the quality of obedient submissiveness

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the act of mastering or subordinating someone

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Casaubon might not hold the true principle of subordination.
Chief among these was that essential part of discipline, subordination.
Another evil, brought about by modern customs, which Rabourdin counted among the causes of this secret demoralization, was the fact that there is no real subordination in the administration in Paris; complete equality reigns between the head of an important division and the humblest copying-clerk; one is as powerful as the other in an arena outside of which each lords it in his own way.
Thus, the grand fact in natural history of the subordination of group under group, which, from its familiarity, does not always sufficiently strike us, is in my judgment fully explained.
I believe that the arrangement of the groups within each class, in due subordination and relation to the other groups, must be strictly genealogical in order to be natural; but that the amount of difference in the several branches or groups, though allied in the same degree in blood to their common progenitor, may differ greatly, being due to the different degrees of modification which they have undergone; and this is expressed by the forms being ranked under different genera, families, sections, or orders.
The most important change which took place was Arthur's elevation to the position of chief hero of the British (Welsh) race and the subordination to him, as his followers, of all the other native heroes, most of whom had originally been gods.
Religion keeps these two selfish sentiments in subordination by the thought of a future life; and in this way the harshness of the conflict of interests has been somewhat softened.
Pickwick; 'and I have no doubt, from the specimen I have had of the subordination preserved amongst them, that whatever you order, they will execute, Sir; but I shall take the liberty, Sir, of claiming my right to be heard, until I am removed by force.
Subordination of capital requires that the profits from the enterprise and its control remain with patrons, rather than nonpatron investors.
The authors' goal in this advocacy piece is to enlighten present day nurses by making them cognizant of gendered inequality and their subordination by physicians throughout nursing history so that they can seek professional independence in the health care industry.
While I will quibble with these conclusions, there is no disputing the erudition of Gender, Sex, and Subordination.
The work-out agreement was expressively conditioned upon Kent granting Chase a mortgage on all three tracts of land (including the 23-acre tract) as an additional security for the $450,000 loan which was previously unsecured, and required that Fred Kent obtain a subordination of Selma Kent's $408,000 judgment lien to the newly created Chase mortgage.
By multiplying current delinquencies by projected loss percentages, resultant subordination levels for each class were projected.
Class 1-M1 is provided 'AA' protection by subordination of the 11.
This article examines the typical shopping center subordination clause and some common problems (and some suggested solutions) when a tenant, especially an anchor tenant negotiates a "so-called" subordination and non-disturbance agreement with a landlord's mortgagee.