In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(inferior, secondary)(position/rank/officer) subordinadosubordinate to sth/sb — subordinado a algo/algn
- It is noteworthy that all the members of the court-martial, appointed by the convening officer, were subordinate in rank to him.
- Thus women are now in the workforce but in positions where they are subordinate to men and under their control.
- But John's role as baptizer is subordinate to his main task, which is to bear witness to Jesus.
- Second, experience may reveal that our operating principles are subordinate to even more fundamental principles that should overrule them.
- The same Articles state that such executive power shall be exercised by the President or Governor through officers subordinate to him.
- However, the figure of the virgin and its supporting theology are subordinate to her son.
- He painted many easel pictures as well as murals, and though he insisted they were subordinate to his wall paintings, they were important in helping to establish his international reputation.
- In spite of young Kano's academic superiority he was relegated to a subordinate position, because of his physical inferiority.
- If, on the other hand, he is an act- or rule-utilitarian, he would seem to give character a role that is subordinate to reason.
- There is an element of caramelization in the browning of foods which are deep fried; but this is subordinate to the more important sugar-amine browning.
- The negative side of his personality suggests that he strongly dislikes being in subordinate positions.
- What the authors/protagonists say at any given juncture of the text is of subordinate importance to the way they say it.
- Though important, that question is subordinate to another: whether Islamic fundamentalism can make its peace with religious pluralism.
- Imperial policy was designed to benefit the British metropolis principally and its subordinate provinces secondarily.
- Robinson tried to bring the baptism of the Spirit and water baptism together though he continued to speak of the external act as subordinate and secondary to the baptism of the Spirit.
- The woman's double exposure, to the physical longing of the man and to the insistent gaze of the narrator, places her in a typically subordinate and powerless position.
- The second is the subordinate colour, which is used to substantiate the claim the primary colour holds on the viewers attention.
- Aboriginal rights are generally subordinate to other public policy priorities, and as a result distinct cultures are threatened
- Creeds and confessions are important, but they are subordinate to the Word and must be judged by the Word.
- As secondary theories, they were subordinate to alternative theories but assumed importance when the onset of diabetes seemed to have no biological or lifestyle basis.
- In other words, containment's second, subordinate goal was regime change.
- Some people are proud to be bestowed with ‘polygamy awards’ - which explicitly place women in a subordinate position in society.
- Of relevance here to the new pattern of migration is the relegation of women to a subordinate position.
- It should be noted that different clay minerals are stable at the low pH level in the gut in comparison with sea water, although this is likely to be of subordinate importance relative to the kinetic effect of decreased pH.
- The second is a subordinate level process that refines the precise timing of the movement.
- To Zohra, who obtained a master's degree from the Bogor Institute of Agriculture, the subordinate position of women in a variety of fields must be opposed.
- A more serious problem is that their economic dependence may result in their finding themselves in a subordinate position in their families.
- For a population that has been forced into a permanent subordinate position by an occupying power, this disparity is not only a hardship but a searing humiliation as well.
- Though corruption has been rampant among the subordinate ranks, senior officers, by and large, were not tainted by corruption.
- Leith is languid, conceited, a natural leader of men despite his subordinate rank.
- From this perspective, the function of good and/or evil in the morality play is important but subordinate to the role of protagonist/hero.
- This ownership or control over labor might be developed through the lineage, where junior members were subordinate to the senior members, though this is less visible in older documentation.
- Historically, the tradition has viewed the first and second foci as subordinate to the third.
- Although this was by no means an uncommon pattern in late nineteenth-century Europe, it reflected Italy's relatively subordinate position on international markets.
- As for the theatrical cut - it's clearly subordinate to the extended cut that's on the second DVD release.
- The Dutch Republic is presented as an early example of a state in which the nobility lost their leading position as they became subordinate to merchant patricians.
- These are accessory phases, commonly subordinate to the simple sulphides, in many types of mineral deposits.
- This recognises the power of the State and its ability to get things done, but critically also recognised that Soviet society was able to negotiate with the State even if from an unequal and subordinate position.
- To begin with, men may be able to reap the benefits of church-based support because, unlike women, they generally do not occupy a subordinate position in the church.
- No job is more important than another; no position is subordinate to another.
1subordinado masculinesubordinada femininesubalterno masculinesubalterna feminine
1to subordinate sth to sth/sb — subordinar algo a algo/algn
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