subordinator

noun
sub·​or·​di·​na·​tor | \ sə-ˈbȯr-də-ˌnā-tər How to pronounce subordinator (audio) \

Definition of subordinator

: one that subordinates especially : a subordinating conjunction

Examples of subordinator in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The trouble is that the oppressor and the oppressed, the subordinator and the subordinated, aren’t two distinct groups. Jeannie Suk Gersen, The New Yorker, 20 June 2022

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First Known Use of subordinator

1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of subordinator was in 1845

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Last Updated

28 Jun 2022

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“Subordinator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subordinator. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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