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

First Known Use of subordinator

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Subordinator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subordinator. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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