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superordinate

su·per·or·di·nate

superordinate

 
pronunciation:
su pr or d niht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of a higher kind, rank, degree, or the like.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person or thing that is of a higher degree, rank, kind, or the like.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: superordinated, superordinates, superordinating
definition: to raise to a higher rank or position.