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noun as in person that serves another

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A male and female who do most of the mating dominate packs, and younger subordinates only breed occasionally.

At one point, the article on the news website Kooker describes Winter speaking as some of his subordinates come into his office.

After all, Bush and his subordinates famously accused Iraq of having active weapons of mass destruction programs.

The Japanese judges have established that yakuza bosses have “employer liability” for the actions of their subordinates.

The prime minister also ordered that the general and his immediate subordinates face criminal charges for abandoning their posts.

It was with the utmost difficulty that his wiser subordinates got him to disarm the sepoy regiments in Agra itself.

Captain Melendez had for a long time accustomed his subordinates not to discuss his orders, but obey them unhesitatingly.

What is more remarkable is to find even able subordinates of the Poor Law Commissioners talking as if they took this view.

The latter arrangement emphasizes the conclusion much more than the former; at the same time it subordinates the condition.

The underlings were very largely Armenians, who form most admirable subordinates in all Government offices.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subordinates, such as: deputy, servant, aide, assistant, underling, and gofer.

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