superordinate

adjective su·per·or·di·nate \ ˌsü-pər-ˈȯrd-nət , -ˈȯr-də-nət , -ˈȯr-də-ˌnāt \

Definition of superordinate

:superior in rank, class, or status

Origin and Etymology of superordinate

super- + subordinate


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