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Definition of Subordination

Subordination

  1. The act of subordinating, placing in a lower order, or subjecting.
  2. The quality or state of being subordinate or inferior to an other; inferiority of rank or dignity; subjection.
  3. Place of inferior rank.

Subordination Quotations

Slavery, racism, sexism, and other forms of bigotry, subordination, and human rights abuse transform and adapt with the times.
John Prendergast

Precision, speed, unambiguity, knowledge of files, continuity, discretion, unity, strict subordination, reduction of friction and of material and personal costs - these are raised to the optimum point in the strictly bureaucratic administration.
Max Weber

Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have no other enjoyment than mere animal pleasure.
Samuel Johnson

Even in the angels there is the subordination of one hierarchy to another, and in the heavens, and all the bodies that are moved, the lowest by the highest and the highest in their turn unto the Supreme Mover of all.
Saint Ignatius

The principle of subordination is the great bond of union and harmony through the universe.
Catharine Beecher
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Subordination Translations

subordination in German is Unterordnung
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