superordination

noun su·per·or·di·na·tion

Definition of superordination

1
[Late Latin superordination-, superordinatio, from superordinatus (past participle of superordinare to appoint in addition, from Latin super- + ordinare to arrange, appoint) + -ion-, -io -ion]
:ordination of a person to fill a station already occupied; especially :the ordination by an ecclesiastical official of his own successor
2
[super- + -ordination (as in subordination)]
a :the act or process of superordinating :dominance
b :the relation of a universal proposition to a particular with the same terms

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